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Table 1 Fractal analysis of standard objects and typical morphologies of A. niger mycelium

From: Quantification of the fractal nature of mycelial aggregation in Aspergillus niger submerged cultures

Analyzed object or mycelial particle L a Mean ± SDb
   D BS D BM
Object    
   Line 512 1.004 ± 0.019 1.004 ± 0.019
   Square 424 1.002 ± 0.009 1.993 ± 0.027
   Circle 349 1.000 ± 0.012 1.999 ± 0.011
Mycelial aggregates (typical morphologies)    
   Mycelial tree 0.04 1.27 ± 0.02 1.29 ± 0.02
   Clump 0.50 1.44 ± 0.02 1.52 ± 0.02
   Pellet 0.30 1.45 ± 0.02 1.90 ± 0.02
  1. a L is expressed in pixels for objects and millimeters for mycelial aggregates
  2. b Standard deviations were obtained by regression analysis