Explore Micro Photography, Microorganisms, and more!

The ball shaped multicellular algae, Volvox carteri.

Volvox Colony, unknown source (to be updated). (possibly from Science Photo Library)

Diatoms

Diatoms are microscopic algae composed of separate halves, with delicate siliceous cell walls. They're usually single-celled organisms, though some live colonially. They inhabit fresh and salt waters and are among the most abundant of all phytoplankton.

Dennis D. Kunkel, University of Washington - Department of Botany - Seattle, Washington, USA  Specimen: Live water mount showing asexual reproduction of green alga, (sp. Volvox) (25x)  Technique: Darkfield

"Dennis D. Kunkel, University of Washington - Department of Botany - Seattle, Washington, USA Specimen: Live water mount showing asexual reproduction of green alga, (sp.

Melethallia or Green Algae; Green algae (Yokusou than) is traditionally the algae entire brown algae , red algae , was meant as one of the cases were divided into green algae, and now, Viridiplantae a

Green Algae

Staphylococcus bacteria. Most common of the 1 trillion bacteria that live on our skin. Only a few strains of this bacteria are harmful and cause staph infections or toxic shock syndrome.  Most are harmless.

Irritating Human Parasites

Most common of the 1 trillion bacteria that live on our skin. Only a few strains of this bacteria are harmful and cause staph infections or toxic shock syndrome. Most are harmless.

Volvox aureus - so beautiful

Volvox aureus is a Chlorophyte, or green alga. Differentiation of cells make Volvox quite unique. It is a colony that comes really close to being a multi-celled organism.

Pinterest
Search