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Ashed Douglas Fir Needles Under the Microscope

Charred Douglas Fir Needle

This is ash from Douglas Fir needles. This is from a batch of Douglas Fir needles that were ashed in a muffle furnace. The black area is a coked part of the needle.

Transmitted Off Crossed Polarized Light and Reflected Darkfield Illumination


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