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,…

Hibiscus Stem (Dicot) under-Foldscope and Compound microscope.

Growth in plants occurs in two ways: primary and secondary. Primary growth causes the plant to grow in length, both below and above the ground, due to the apical meristems that are actively dividing into these regions. Secondary growth causes the plant to grow in width due to the presence of lateral meristems or cambium layer which actively…

Cabbage leaf under Foldscope!

Cabbage (Brassica oleracea) is a leafy green, red, or white biennial plant grown as an annual vegetable crop for its dense-leaved heads. Vascular tissues help in conduction of water and food. Xylem transports water and Phloem food. Read more about vascular tissue on the mentioned link-

Iridescent Scales of Common Jay Butterfly.

Biology, Nature. Where do butterflies get their striking colors? Wing of a Common Jay (Graphium doson) Papilionidae . Butterflies actually get their colors from Ordinary(pigmented) and Structural color The ordinary comes from pigments Structural color is due to Iridescence