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Merman's Shaving Brush

Penicillus lamourouxii


Bushy green algae that looked like it had a short stalk, but it was difficult to see. They swayed and bounced around with the water. Very plentiful in this location.


At the edge of the water near mangroves and oyster reefs. The water was either salt or brackish. Growing alongside Green Feather Algae ( and Mermaid's Wineglass (

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Jan 23, 2020
Submitted on Feb 1, 2020

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