Gallery of Desmids by Jan Parmentier & Wim van Egmond
Sexual reproduction in Desmids
Here two cells are coming together in a process that is called conjugation and then form a zygote between the cells. In this image you can see the empty 'textured' cell wall of the Cosmarium.
It is not at all easy to see this process in free nature.
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