Bacillus methylotrophicus

Bacillus methylotrophicus

Where we found it: On a doorknob at a Yuri’s Night party in New York

Why it's awesome: This microbe appears to be important in promoting plant growth in the soil

Fun fact: As described in the name, this microbe is capable of using methanol as a carbon source

Regular Season Stats

Growth Days

Time to saturation: 51 hrs

Time to exponential growth: 8 hrs

Growth density: 83%

Description: Gram-positive, rod-shaped, aerobic, motile

Originally isolated from: Rice plant roots in Korea (2010)