filaments from mat

Image of Chloroflexi

Description:

Chloroflexus (cloe-row-flecks-us) is a filamentous green prokaryote, but not a cyanobacterium. It is common in some of the microbial mats which cover the sediments at some of the thermal sites. This image shows a few dispersed filaments. Phase contrast. Material provided by Mike Ferris from Mushroom Spring, a thermal site within Yellowstone Park, photographs by Mike Ferris and David Patterson.

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