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Scientific Name Amoebophilus simplex
Comments The parasite Amoebophilus simplex (Zoopagales) and its amoeba host. Nutrient transfer is facilitated through a specialized hypha called a haustorium. Chains of spores are produced that are engulfed by scavenging amoebae to begin the infection process.
Copyright © 2004 George Barron
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Attached to Group Zoopagales: view page image collection
Title Amoebophilus_simplex.jpg
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ALT Text The parasite Amoebophilus simplex and its amoeba host
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