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Penn State

Benthic Microbial Mat Community

Caption: This is a close view of a benthic, photosynthetic microbial mat community at the LaDuke Hot Spring in Gardiner, Montana near Yellowstone National Park, showing cyanobacteria and other chlorophototrophic bacteria.

Credit: Yellowstone National Park Photo Collection

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