Penard Labs

The Fascinating World of Amoebae

Parasites and Symbionts

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Nucleophaga amoebae Dangeard 1895
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Amoebophilus simplex Barron 1983
Fungus which infects Mayorella penardi Page 1972.
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Mayorella penardi Page 1972 infected by the fungal parasite Amoebophilus simplex Barron 1983.

Unknown fungus
Amoeba proteus nucleus
Polychaos sp. with fungal parasite.

Acaulopage sp.
The fungus attracts amoebae which stick to the hyphen.
Amoeba proteus nucleus
Amoeba proteus nucleus
Amoeba proteus nucleus