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Fluorophore in a cup of coffee versus in a cup of milk: how optics affects observation of fluorescence

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If you add a drop of fluorophore solution into a cup of milk and into a cup of milk plus coffee, then excite and observe the fluorescence, which cup will show stronger fluorescence? The cup of milk. The coffee will attenuate both the excitation light entering the cup and the fluorescence emission escaping the cup.


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