Glossary Term: Hand Lens

1. A hand-held magnfication system similar to a magnifying glass, but oftentimes capable of multiple magnfications and smaller. This device can be used before and during the sectioning process when preparing a slide for microscopy. It can also be used to assist in the study of tissue areas of both basidiocarps and myceliums while in the field to. In this regard, it can be used to study color and patterns more closely.

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