Coprinopsis variegata gill surface

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lkudzma
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Coprinopsis variegata gill surface

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This is a no coverslip 250x super macro of the gill surface of the mushroom Coprinopsis variegata. The spores are still in bunches on the basidia and the protruding pleurocystidia are standing tall. The gill surface dried and shriveled a minute after the shots.

Olympus LWD CDPlan 20 on my Zeiss Universal. Stack of 6 shots illuminated from below.

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Linas Kudzma
Zeiss Universal and WL 160TL stands, various Zeiss, Nikon and Leitz objectives Zeiss PK 2.5x photo eyepiece and Canon 40D SLR.

Pitufo
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Setp up

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Hi Linas

This is exactly what I am trying to photograph. See here http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/v ... hp?t=27910

Please could you tell me more about your set up and how you acheived this magnification?

Thanks in advance for your help.

John

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Post by carlos.uruguay »

Excellent photo and description

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