That done, they look like this.
|Hazel Pollen. Unstained. x400|
However, the best way to view them is stained with Basic Fuchsin, which makes them look like this and any detail easier to see.
|Stained with Basic Fuchsin. x400|
|Each division of the scale equals 2.50 microns (1 micron is 1/1000th of a millimetre.|
Anyone know how to get Fuchsin stains of one's fingers? Must remember to wear gloves next time!