Study the botany of flowerless and seedless plants with the cryptogamae microscope slide sets. Cryptogramae, meaning hidden reproduction, are plants that reproduce by spores without flowers or seeds and include algae, fungi, mosses and ferns. Each slide set includes a full-color brochure with corresponding pictures.
Cryptogamae General Slide Set includes 25 microscope slides: • Aspidium (Dryopteris), leaf with sporangia and spores t.s. • Aspidium (Dryopteris), stem t.s. • Bacteria type slide shows cocci, bacilli, spirilli • Claviceps purpurea, ergot, stroma with perithecia l.s. • Coprinus, mushroom, t.s. showing typical basidia and spores • Diatoms, strewn slide of mixed species • Equisetum, horsetail, strobilus with spores l.s. • Eudorina, small colonies • Fern prothallium w.m. • Fucus, brown alga, female conceptacle with oogonia t.s. • Fucus, brown alga, male conceptacle with antheridia t.s. • Lobaria pulmonaria, foliose lichen, thallus with symbiotic algae t.s. • Marchantia, liverwort, antheridia l.s. • Marchantia, liverwort, archegonia l.s. • Marchantia, liverwort, thallus with cupule and gemmae l.s. • Morchella, morel, fruiting body with asci t.s. • Moss stem with leaves w.m. • Mucor, black mold, mycelium and sporangia • Oscillatoria, blue green alga • Peziza, apothecium with asci t.s. • Pleurococcus, green alga • Polytrichum, moss, capsule with spores t.s. • Psalliota, gill fungus, pileus with lamellae t.s. • Saccharomyces, yeast, budding cells • Spirogyra in conjugation with zygotes