Fungus?

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by alyu, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. alyu

    alyu Member

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    Yesterday I found a small collection of spots on the edge inside my Nikon 70-210 f/4 Series E lens. It might be fungus, or dust, or something else. (Or I'm just being paranoid). Any ideas as to what it is? I don't really know what fungus could look like.

    (The pictures make it seem much larger than it actually is.)
     

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  2. brucemuir

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    Hard to say from that picture but it looks too concentrated to be dust and may be the beginnings of an infestation..
    Tons of info via google.

    http://throughavintagelens.com/2010/06/lens-fungus/

    I should mention all the fungus I've seen has been the spider web looking type.
    This type is easy to identify as fungus.

    Yours looks a bit harder to tell at this point.