Journal of the New York Microscopical Society Volume 3
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...eyepiece cobweb micrometers. The objectives are provided with a Tolles' vertical illuminator, so the divisions on the micrometer appear very black. The system is so practical that mechanicians are able to work within an error of nrlnns of an inch. 2. Triceratium Javanicum: exhibited by Chas. S. Shultz. 3. Section from Scalp of White Collared Monkey: exhibited by Chas. S. Shultz. 4. Albany City Water: exhibited by P. H. Dudley. 5. Eye-piece micrometer, made by Mr. Chas. Fasoldt: exhibited by P. H. Dudley. The lines are said to be ground in the glass, not ruled. 6. Spores of Merulius lachrymans, Fr., from Hartford, Ct.: exhibited by P. H. Dudley. This fungus is the one which often causes the so-called " dry rot" of houses, especially those of pine wood. It is commonly in the form of a placenta, but also effuso-reflexed. The forms are from two inches to thirty in diameter. The hymenium is pulverulent, and throws off great numbers of spores--those thrown off from one form, about 20 by 30 inches in area, from which these are part, were sufficient to give a decided ferruginous shade to 350 square feet of flooring. 7. Cuticle of Cyperus umbellatus: exhibited by M. M. Le Brun. 8. Ovipositor of a Saw-fly: exhibited by F. W. Leggett. 9. Section of Limestone; polarized: exhibited by T. B. Briggs. Exhibits From The Society's Cabinet. 10. Section of Petiole and Leaf of the White Water Lily. 11. Section of Leopard Skin. 12. Scales of Telea Polyphemus. 13. Zea Mays: Portion of Leaf. 14. Deutzia gracilis: Portion of Leaf. SAN FRANCISCO MICROSCOPICAL SOCIETY. MEETING OF JUNE 22D, 1887. The regular semi-monthly meeting of the San Francisco Microscopical Society was held last evening at its rooms, President Wickson occupying the chair. Series 2 and 3 of Walker &...
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