A Closer Look

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Microscope and camera

  

Wasp's foot:

        

Wasp's wing (helicon focus):

Stinkbug foot:

     

Stinkbug wings:

        

Stinkbug antenna and "knee" joints:

                 

Epithelial cells inside cheek:                Drop of rainwater:                                Mold spores:

                                                                                                 

 Spider "knee":

     

Salt:

        

Dandelion stamen

        

Bluejay feather (for Jess)

           

Cherry blossom stamen

        

Little white flower stamen (garlic-mustard):

     

Little blue flower pistil:

  

     

Beetle foot:

       

Ant foot:

       

Dandelion seed and seed's "parachute":

       

Miscellaneous Insects from Fly Catcher Tray

                 

               

Housefly

                   

       

Mysterious Creatures

 (later identified as a Stellate Trichome - plant - which has been identified in 90 million-year-old amber)

                

Sunday May 13 - I find my first living creatures in the rainwater/soil mix:

A nest of Rotifers:  http://hermitdog.com/microscope/Nest.mp4  (4 minutes)

A very frisky Rotifer:  http://hermitdog.com/microscope/Rotifer_1.mp4  (4 minutes)

Cockroach

                 

                   

                    

Honeysuckle

              

Wild Daisy

                   

 

 

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