lid lifter

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lid lifter

A term of art referring to exuberant growth of Rhizopus spp and Zygomyces spp on SABHI culture media, in which high-fibrous colonies rapidly fill the entire petri dish, seeming poised to lift off the lid.
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I agree with the comments of Dick Schallu of Spencer, Iowa: It is indeed a stove lid lifter.