Sierra College Department of Biological Sciences

Sierra College Biological Sciences'
Microscopic Slide Collection and Associated Images


Oedogonium (w.m.)


Photomicrograph of Oedogonium, a flamentous green algae, showing characteristically swollen, round-looking oogonia. Magnification: 100x.

A photomicrograph of a prepared slide showing Oedogonium, stained green and magnified 100x. Most of the cells making up this filamentous green algae are rod-shaped; however, the female, reproductive cells (oogonia) are noticably swollen and appear spherical or egg-shaped.


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