Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The lichen acid of the Common Orange Lichen under the microscope

The lichen acids of the Common Orange Lichen (Xanthoria parietina) under the microscope. The small crystals are extracted by sublimation from the lichen.

The lichen acid of Xanthoria parietina under the microscope
The lichen acid of Xanthoria parietina  under a microscope (200x and polarized light).

Common Orange Lichen (Xanthoria parietina) on a tree
Common Orange Lichen (Xanthoria parietina).

1 comment:

  1. I love this picture, lichens passionate about! There was a time that only took pictures of lichen!

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