section of mat
Chloroflexus (cloe-row-flecks-us) is a filamentous green prokaryote, but not a cyanobacterium. It is common in lower reddish regions of some of the microbial mats which cover the sediments at some of the thermal sites. This is a small piece of such a mat. Material provided by Mike Ferris from Mushroom Spring, a thermal site within Yellowstone National Park, photograph provided by Mike Ferris and David Ward.
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- Chloroflexi (green non-sulfur bacteria)
- Chloroflexaceae (filamentous anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria)
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