Lecythium granulatus
The micrographs here show the filopodia of Lecythium granulatus
Lecythium granulatus
A ciliate touches or attacks the filopodia and destroys a part of it.
Lecythium granulatus
The arrow shows the broken parts; there seems to be no contact with the cell.
Lecythium granulatus
But very fast, within seconds, the connection is established again…
Lecythium granulatus
…and all seems as it was before!
Lecythium granulatus
Lecythium granulatus
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