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Phylum: Cynaobacteria   Family: Phormidiaceae

Microcoleus vaginatus  Gomont ex Gomont, 1892

A common mat-forming species. Found on moist substrates often in mucilage with other algae

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
John, Whitton & Brook (2011) - The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles

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