Woronichinia

General Description

  • Woronichinia are easily confused with Microcystis and Coelosphaerium
  • Cells are radial and tube-like or widely oval shaped
  • Forms colonies and sub-colonies within a mucilaginous film
  • Colony shape are similar to that of pine pollen
  • Blue-green to yellow in color, sometimes appearing red or brown
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