Penard Labs

The Fascinating World of Amoebae

Parasites and Symbionts

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Nucleophaga amoebae Dangeard 1895
Nucleophaga amoebae
Nucleophaga amoebae 1

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

Unknown fungus
Polychaos fungal parasite
Polychaos sp. with fungal parasite

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