I’ve been working on the USQ Biology 2 team over the past few weeks and have discovered a new favourite hobby – the humble dissecting microscope.  Here’s a few choice snaps, see if you can work out what some of these are.   Enjoy.

 

burr

furryflower

cups

The three below are all different species of moss.  Such variety!

moss2

moss3

Moss

strawberry

strawberry-seed

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Banksia

BlossomHornwort seed release  Liverwort
Pine Base

Pine Needles

PineThis prepared slide stained with toludine blue has an embedded spore pod.  It’s the small, ribbed capsule in the centre of the shot.    Sunflower stained stem crossection zoomed