Did you know that Marimo is a unique form of algae where the algae grow into large green balls with a velvety appearance?
Marimo - Aegagropila linnaei
Aegagropila linnaei, known as Marimo (literally "ball seaweed") in Japanese and as Cladophora ball, Lake ball, Mossimo or Moss Balls in English, is a species of filamentous green algae
(Chlorophyta) family Cladophoraceae, found mostly in a number of lakes in the northern hemisphere. A marimo is a rare growth form of the species where the algae grow into large green balls with a velvety appearance. Colonies of such balls are only known to form in Iceland, Scotland, Japan, Estonia and, in 2014,