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Unidentified Oedogonium (Unidentified Oedogonium Filamentous Green Algae)

Date 21 August 2009
OS grid ref SU36
Lat/Lon 51° 20' N, 1° 30' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Record Summary blanket weed in shady garden pond
Identification Notes: Somewhat minimalist chloroplasts, presumably due to shadiness of habitat.
A band of ridges near the end of some cells.

Kept in a jar on a sunny windowsill for a couple of weeks (9 Sept) to see if it coloured up, and it did a little bit.

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