April 14, 2020

Fern Sporangia

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-04-14

Here are fern sporangia (larger roundish objects) with spores at 100x magnification (right click image to view at full scale). It is not known which type of fern this comes from. Ferns are an ancient form of plant, and do not have seeds, but spores, which form on the underside of the leaves.

Equipment used: AmScope M150C microscope with Raspberry Pi camera module V2 (8MP).

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