Spring-like algae

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Cellusome
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Spring-like algae

#1 Post by Cellusome » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:13 pm

Hello there!

Does someone know what these are? I find them regularly in my backyard pond.

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Wes
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Re: Spring-like algae

#2 Post by Wes » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:21 pm

Can you give a rough idea of size? I would guess its cyanobacteria and you can see the slightly bigger heterocysts. Could be Dolichospermum. Keep in mind it might be toxic.

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