infinity-imagined: “Scanning electron micrographs of diatoms, microscopic algae that form the base of the food chain and produce of Earth’s oxygen. ” The beautiful base of the pyramid of biology, feeding our air, land and life.
Moss spore capsule part of the opening mouth of a capsule (spore case) of moss. Mosses reproduce by means of spores at certain times during their life cycle. The spores are dispersed from the mouth of the capsule, dispersal aided by the wind.
A color-enhanced scanning electron micrograph of a tardigrade found in moss samples from Croatia in its active state. Credit Eye of Science/Science Source The Tardigrade: Practically Invisible, Indestructible ‘Water Bears’ - The New York Times