13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

After completing a research project involving mold I had numerous sterile petri dishes left over. I dropped a stick insect fecal pellet into this one and then used a microscope lens on my camera to capture the forest that grew.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Portal, Arizona, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3S
Copyright: © Raymond Mendez