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Microscope photography - Water mint flower cells

Goblet and secretory cells. Coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a section through a goblet cell (pink & blue) and secretory cells of the duodenum, part of the small intestine. The goblet cell secretes mucus which neutralises stomach acid. The mucigen granules (circular objects, at upper centre) combine with water to form the mucus. On either side of the goblet cell are the secretory cells whose secretions help in the digestive process. The microvilli (green hair- like structures,

Didinium attacking Paramecium | Didinium is a genus of unicellular ciliate protists with at least ten accepted species. All are free-living carnivores. Most are found in fresh and brackish water, but three marine species are known. Their diet consists largely of Paramecium, although they will also attack and consume other ciliates. Some species, such as D. gargantua, also feed on non-ciliate protists, including dinoflagellates, cryptomonads, and green algae.

Rattlebox seeds (Crotalaria sagittalis). These are considered invasive small trees. Not long lived, though beautiful flowers. They tend to propagate by following down streams of water and multiplying too much.

Vorticella. I love these little bells that live in the water. Often attached to seaweed.

Photography via the microscope: It's a jungle in there - Protozoa eating another Protozoa. Welcome to the battle of life, inside your body.

Observe nature, take rest in her bosom, and she will nourish you with innate awareness