TED KINSMAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY TED KINSMAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Freshwater diatoms of various species are eating a Sugar Maple Leaf (Acer saccharum). This community was collected in a freshwater stream in New York State in the fall. Diatoms are a major decomposer in the cooler temperatures of fall. The magnification is x600 when printed 10 cm wide.
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