Helicosporidium (image) University of British Columbia Caption The corkscrew-shaped Helicosporidium is a parasite that has its origins in green alga. Credit Photo: Drion Boucias, University of Florida Usage Restrictions Use permitted when covering cited research with credits given. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.