August 12, 2011
This alga is common locally in very shallow, about 1 cm, water in seepages including vehicle wheel ruts in fields. This water source dries up after a few weeks. Locally it is usually the only algae found in such habitats.
Recognized by the 2 star-shaped chloroplasts.
Olympus BH2, 40x SPlan achromat, 1.25x intermediate lens, 2.5x NFK relay lens, Nikon D90 camera; DIC.
January 16, 2012
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