Question about High Magnification Lens

I have troubles getting centered image when using the High Magnification Lens. The image is always side-shifted and I don’t know if the problem comes from the lens assembling. On the other hand, with the LML the pictures are centered: All pictures are a fly wing.

Two animals, a fungus and a houseplant — Part II The fungus

Continuing from my previous post, we now move on to the fungus associated with the scale insect. For this, I just cut a piece of the leaf with the black sooty material and put it on a slide and taped it with a cellophane tape.Unlike the scale insect views, which were the best I have…

Two animals, a fungus and a houseplant — Part I. The scale insect

Anyone who tends houseplants indoors knows the risk of inviting other uninvited guests — in particular various arthropods and fungi. However, with a foldscope this transforms into new material for investigations. I have been growing a wood-apple tree (called Bilva in India; Aegle marmelos) for a few years now. This is a very popular and hardy tree in the Indian…