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Botryococcus braunii

caption A young colony (upper right side of colony) budding out of an old colony, photographed at x1000 mag. Note cup-shape of the mucilage in which each cell is embedded and connecting strands, visible at the periphery.
author aalster and tzohary
copyright A Alster & T Zohary, Kinneret Limnological Laboratory, IOLR
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image notes Photo taken with an Olympus BX50 Microscope equipped with DIC optics and PixeLink digital camera, mag. X40
image sets   Lake Kinneret planktonic life forms