Filamentous Algae Known as “pond scum”, filamentous algae forms greenish mats upon the water’s surface. It typically begins its growth along the edges or bottom of the pond. Has a thread-like appearance, due to the fact that a series of cells join
Planktonic Algae: Planktonic algae are microscopic plants, usually suspended in the upper few feet of the water. It appears as a “pea green soup” or brownish in color.
Chara (Chara vulgaris)
Chara: Chara has a leaf-like structure around a hollow stem. Dense growth is