Plate of cysteine heart agar with a colony of F. tularensis which causes tularemia - a deadly disease with causing flu-like symptoms. It is not highly contagious from person to person, but it is extremely infectious
Blood Agar Plates---This website discusses the history of blood agar plates and hemolysis protocols. This picture also displays the different types of growth in a blood agar plate; beta, alpha, and gamma.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa on blood agar. Note the metallic sheen and ground glass appearance. Depending on who you are it can smell like grapes, new shoes, or dirt. To me it smells like grapes. One of the friendlier smells in the micro lab.