Insect Legs

This is an image of the legs from a bug – possibly a termite – that was found in a sample of rotting wood. To prepare the slide,  I crushed the insect and placed it onto a slide. I then added a drop of water and placed a cover slip on top. I found this…

Particles in Yogi Lemon Ginger tea water

My sample was taken from the leftover water and dregs from a cup of Yogi Lemon Ginger tea that I had been drinking. To collect the sample, I poured some of the water on the slide and placed a cover slip over it. When looking into the foldscope, I was interested to see the variety…