Mayorella viridis with parasites

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Mayorella viridis with parasites

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Mayorella viridis Leidy 1902

This image is by my friend and partner Steffen and shows M. viridis with beautiful symbiotic green algae.

More Discosea here: http://www.penard.de/Amoebozoa/Discosea/index.html

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Very nice and interesting.

This is a fungal infection?

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Post by Ecki »

Yes, it looks like a fungal parasite.

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Very nice

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Interesting!

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Post by Ecki »

Thank you!

Something went wrong and now the image has change to M. viridis without a parasite. Here is the image of the amoeba with the parasite again:

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Very interesting!!!
And very nice photo!
Is it not a symbiotic alga?

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Post by Bruce Taylor »

Wonderful, Ecki!

Carlos, the algae in the first picture are indeed symbiotic. The second picture shows the unpigmented parasite.
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Thank you Bruce

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