Synechococcus (sin-eck-owe-cock-us), a rod or sausage shaped cyanobacterium (blue green alga) which dominates in the upper two green layers of this microbial mat which was provided by Mike Ferris from Mushroom Spring, a thermal site in Yellowstone National Park, photograph provided by Mike Ferris and David Ward. Images were taken of samples from thermal sites in Yellowstone National Park at the Thermal Biology Institute of Montana State University, August 2001. Image copyright: D. J. Patterson, image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming, USA)
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