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On Sunday, May 11, 2016, The San Francisco Microscopical Society presented a multi-faceted exhibit to help visitors learn how microscopes can help them discover new levels of structure, beauty and information in the world around us that cannot be discerned by the unaided eye.
What are They?
Blue-green algae are actually bacteria that have qualities similar to algae and other plants. These bacteria are cyano-bacteria – cyan means blue-green – they are commonly found on land and in lakes, rivers, ponds, and in estuaries and marine water.