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Exploring the miniature world
  Issue 56: June 2000. Next update July 13th.

(Image right: an attractive 'silica sculpture' smaller than the period at the end of this sentence. A diatom collected and photographed by Roland Mortimer, Brazil)

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I love fungi! - a look at the larger fungi with some macroscopic and microscopic features to look for. M. Halit Umar (The Netherlands)

Attractive but deadly - why some fungi are so poisonous, using three infamous examples. Jan Parmentier (The Netherlands)

A strange instrument? - can you help identify this unusual optical instrument. Bill Clarke, Canada

H. N. Dixon M.A. F.L.S. - a biography of this famous authority and author on mosses. Brian Adams (UK)

Minibeast quiz - can you identify the critters illustrated? A fun quiz for the young and young at heart! Chris Thomas (UK)

The incredible water bear - why they are one of the most fascinating but least known microscopic animals. Includes video clips. Martin Mach (Germany)

Further images captured with a low cost web camera - how the 'JamC@m2' performs for macroscopy and microscopy. David Young (USA)

Sea wasps and other nightmares - a look at some marine invertebrates and vertebrates that are poisonous to man. Richard Howey (USA)

Spring 2000 - a look at some of the attractive wild flowers around the author's North Wales, UK home. Paul James (UK)

Diatoms in dark-field, part IV - further attractive images of diatoms from the coast off Rio de Janeiro. Roland Mortimer (Brazil)

Image gallery, a desmid from South Africa - the attractive desmid Pleurotaenium ovatum. Bill Ells (UK)

'Polar exploration' - creating video clips while crystals are rotated between Polaroid filters. Dave Walker (UK)

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The details of the 'Practical Microscopy' course to be held at Belstead House, Ipswich, UK in Aug/Sep this year have changed. Please click here for details.

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