20 Most Amazing Microscope Pictures

These amazing pictures are from the book "Microcosmos" by Brandon Brill.

1 – A wood or heathland Ant, Formica fusca, holding a microchip

2 – The surface of an Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory silicon microchip

3 – Eyelash hairs growing from the surface of human skin

4 – The surface of a strawberry

5 – Bacteria on the surface of a human tongue

6 – Human sperm (spermatozoa), the male sex cells

7 – The nylon hooks and loops of velcro

8 – Household dust which includes long hairs such as cat fur, twisted synthetic and woolen fibers, serrated insect scales, a pollen grain, plant and insect remains

9 -The weave of a nylon stocking

10 – The end of the tongue (proboscis) of a hummingbird hawkmoth

11 – The head of a mosquito

12 – A human head louse clinging to a hair

13 – The eight eyes (two groups of four) on the head of a Mexican red-kneed tarantula

14 – Cut hairs and shaving foam between two razor blades

15 – Cigarette paper

16 – The corroded surface of a rusty metal nail

17 – The head of a Romanesco cauliflower

18 – The fungus Aspergillus fumigatus

19 – Mushrooms spores

20 – A clutch of unidentified butterfly eggs on a raspberry plant



  1. Excellent pics...


  2. im slightly buzzed on some Bud Platinum and these photos are trippy to think about.