Monographs Details: Aphanothece microscopica var. granulosa N.L.Gardner
Authority: Gardner, Nathaniel L. 1927. New Myxophyceae from Porto Rico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 7: 1-144. pl. 1-23.
Description:Species Description - Colonies irregular in outline at maturity, up to 400 µ diam.; cells 4.5-5 µ diam., 7-8 µ long, densely granular, yellowish or honey-colored; tegument yellowish brown.

Distribution and Ecology - Growing on rocks at Penuelas, no. 1848 a, type.

Discussion:PLATE 1, FIGURE 11