world of amoeboid organisms



Reticulopodium. I found this plasmodium in a five days old wet mount kept in a moisture chamber. It started retracting its filopodia slowly when it came into the light path. Small granules where streaming through the cytoplasm, but not into the filopodia.

The same plasmodium as above, but after two days.

Five nuclei, 3.2 – 4.2 µm
Arrow points to a cluster of about nine nuclei.
Plasmodium in phase contrast. The larger dark spots are nuclei.
Arrows point to nuclei, about 19 are visible
The same plasmodium after two hours. Two hours later it had disappeared and I couldn’t find it again.
Detail of the above photomicrograph
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