Microscopy of culture of pond water and segment of root from Stowe Pool 20/1/2018

I collected this sample from Stowe Pool several weeks ago and it has been sitting in our study ever since on the shelf. I have added some sugar from time to time and it is starting to stink a bit!

The following is a small sample pipetted out of the jar:

The microscope is my Zeiss IM microscope with LED illuminator and phase contrast:

Video from the sample today:

Photos – including rods and spirochaete bacteria:

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