Genus: Algophorous parasites; cytoplasm reddish; pseudopodia tapering, flexible
(Illustrated Guide, 1985).
Heliozoa-like; endoplasm vacuolated or granulated, with carotin granules;
numerous vesicular nuclei and contractile vacuoles; multinucleate cysts, sometimes with stalk;
50-700 μm in diameter (Kudo, 1966).
Images of collecting locality:
No. 5, Miyatoko marsh, Minami-Aizu town, Fukushima Pref., Japan, June 15, 2008 by Y. Tsukii