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spore print art

Lewis Melville lmelvill at uoguelph.ca
Tue Jun 18 10:17:06 EST 1996

LauraL6000 (laural6000 at aol.com) wrote:
: Can anyone advise me how to preserve spore prints so they don't smudge or
: flake off? I tried a fixative spray but the spray droplets disturbed the
: spores and left marks. Thanks!
	How about photographing the spore prints?
	Try hair spray (plain unscented), but don't spray the prints 
directly. Spray from a distance and let the mist settle on the spore 
print. After the hair spray you can use a heavier fixative spray. 
just a few ideas. lewis melville.

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