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Agglomerated Soot from an Industrial Fire View through a Microscope

Agglomerated Soot from an Industrial Fire and Fungus

The black at left center is a piece of agglomerated soot from an large plumbing warehouse fire. The other particles are from the outside as well as the inside of this home. This was from an environmental tapelift collected in a home a few hundred meters (a little over 200 yards) away from the fire. The cluster of fungal spores are to the right of center. The clear particle near the center is a skin flake. The brighter large particle bottm-center is a paper fiber from the home. The other black particles are agglomerated soot from the fire.

Transmitted Off Crossed Polarized Light and Reflected Darkfield Illumination


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