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Moss spore capsule. Darkfield illuminated polarised light micrograph of a transverse section through a spore capsule (sporangium) from a moss plant, showing scattered spores (small, dots). Mosses do not produce flowers but reproduce using spores produced in sporangia on the end of stalks known as sporophytes. Magnification: x100 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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