Re: NANFA-- Little Green Balls?

Bruce Stallsmith (
Sat, 08 Apr 2000 22:28:27 EDT

Volvox is the safe bet here, but there's a chance it could be a colonial
bacterium like Nostoc (a.k.a. witch's butter). It's never been clear to me
if any animals (or eukaryotes, for that matter) eat either Nostoc or Volvox
which is the real question here...

-Bruce Stallsmith

>seem to be eating them. Does anyone have any idea what they are?
>Volvox come to mind but I was under the impression they were

> I was thinking Volvox as well.

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