Can anyone help with an ID with this one?

Images made through a microscope. All subject types.

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Can anyone help with an ID with this one?

Post by gjones »

The organisms are incased in mucilage.Image
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Post by Gyrosigma »

Hello Grant,

Not sure, but... the colour, the form, mucilage... it could be diatoms...

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Post by Franz Neidl »

Hello Grant,
I would not exclude the possibility that these are aquatic ascospores (for example: Actidium baccarinii). But of course you need a clearer picture.


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Post by Jan Kros »

Hello Grant,

To me it looks like the green algae Ankistrodesmus pfitzerii
Is this possible

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