Plants are full of surprises, they are not only host for microorganisms but also for very small insects;
here we see a spider leg protruding from a cross-section of a banana leaf.
Specimen: Musa sikkimensis ( banana) leaf, preparation and imaging from Anna Walkiewicz
Image: leaf cross-section with an unexpected inhabitant
Sample preparation: protocol for plant tissue preparation followed by Critical Point Drying (K850 CPD) and coating with 8nm of Pt (Q150V S plus).