help in choosing a microscope

Mycos williams at
Wed Sep 18 12:19:55 EST 1996

hlehto at (Harry Lehto) wrote:

>Steve Dettinger (arbor at wrote:
>: I have just discovered the joys of amateur mycology and wish to
>: purchase my first microscope.  I would like to by a quality
>: instrument, but will probably need to by a used one in order to afford
>: it.  I would appreciate any guidance that readers could give me,
>: particularly  about the features that would be most useful for fungal
>: identification and where one might find good used microscopes.
>: Thanks.
>: Steve Dettinger
Can't tell you about brands but 1000X oil-mounted will allow you to
see spore features.

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