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Post by FrankS » 01 May 2012, 22:49

Does anyone know what this is? I came across it today in a freshwater stream (Uillt).

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Re: identification

Post by MisterT » 11 May 2012, 13:51

Hi FrankS

What you have found could be Cynanobacteria of the genus Nostoc. It is a bacteria that live in gelatinous colonies and can be found in almost any enviroment, in soil, on damp rocks, under water, even within plants.
Nice one!

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