Bacterial Morphology Cupcakes

For my creative project, I decided to bake cupcakes and (attempt to) decorate them to show the different shapes of bacteria. I included 9 different shapes: [left to right] diplo- (in pairs), coccobacilli (oval), vibrio (curved rod), strepto- (in chains), streptobacilli, spirilla (coil), staphylo (clusters), mycobacteria, and spirochete (spiral). I also included a quadrant streak, plate streak, a  virus, and a smiley face for fun. This was a fun way to show just how many different kinds of microbes there are in only bacteria!