May 20, 2020

Dandelion Pollen

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-05-20

Here is the pollen of dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) at 400x magnification. Each pollen grain is 45 to 48 micrometers in size.

To compensate for depth of field limitations, this image was created by focus stacking 10 images using Hugin Tools.

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

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