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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Mesotaeniaceae

Mesotaenium chlamydosporum  De Bary, 1858

Widespread in base-poor habitats. Occasionally found as individual specimens but mostly colonial in extensive mucilaginous masses

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Coesel & Meesters (2007 Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands;
John, Whitton & Brook (2011) - The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles;

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