GERD GUENTHER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY GERD GUENTHER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Light micrograph of Bambusina sp. (named for Bambusa, a genus of bamboo), a freshwater green alga, family Desmidiaceae. Culture material of the Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Cologne. Prepared with Indian ink to show the mucilage surrounding the cells. Microscopic contrast method: Differential interference contrast. Magnification 920x when printed at 10 centimetres width.
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