Fungus On leftover chocolate.

Fungi are eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms. Fungi are an ancient group—not as old as bacteria, which fossil evidence suggests may be 3. 5 billion years old—but the earliest fungal fossils are from the Ordovician, 460 to 455 million years old (Redecker et al. 2000). The organisms of the fungal lineage include mushrooms, rusts, smuts, puffballs, truffles,…

Micro Image on Eye discharge: “Sleep”, or rheum in your eyes

Hai to my dear friends of the Foldscope community. Today, in the month of June series I came with an idea to know the information of Eye PUS generated from humans after the sound sleep. I wake early morning and find that there is yellow eyes mucus pus formed on edge of my eyes, immediately…

Stomata in succulent leaves

At the peak of summer, the potted plants in my balcony get an extra dose of sunlight! One of these plants is the Ceylon spinach (Talinum fruticosum). I noticed that during summer its leaves are curled up most of the time. I guessed the excess of sunlight or wet soil may be the cause. I…

Conquistando el microcosmos online

El increíble microuniverso natural está a la espera de su conquista. Te ayudaremos a que con un Foldscope y tu curiosidad, te conviertas en una excelente persona cazadora del microcosmos.

First time with Foldscope

Yesterday I got my Foldscope kit delivered, nice! Assembling it took about half an hour. At first I tried it with some slides that came included with the foldscope, the mosquito head and fern rhizome, which looked great under the foldscope, with the hairs on the mosquito antenna very sharply rendered. Next, I tried it…

Chlorella (green algae) from stagnant water

Not only is this my first post on Microcosmos, it’s my first day using the AMAZING Foldscope! I collected a sample of slightly green stagnant water from beautiful Pt. Defiance Park here in the Pacific Northwest. It’s so cool to see the rolling sphere shaped Algae! I wish I could upload a video for you…

Garden pests – what’s really there?

I’m quite active in my garden these days, mainly because I’m retired and have the time, but also because a year or so ago I was given seeds and later I had my landscape done and planted many, many new plants. Now, my garden – both landscape plants and planter boxes – is thriving, but…

Petals and Leaves

Dead orchid petal (zoom in to see cell walls) Ice Plant flower petal (zoom in to see cell walls) Fake orchid petal Petals from yellow center part of flower Leaf