Mushroom Spring

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Feature Type

Hot Spring

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Latitude: 44.5387
Longitude: -110.798
Survey Date: No survey date provided

Geographic Area: Firehole River Drainage
Thermal Region: Lower Geyser Basin
Thermal Complex: White Creek Group
Ranger District Contact: Old Faithful District, Colleen Rawlings (307) 344-2701


Bryant, Don A.
Heidelberg, John F.
Nordstrom, D. Kirk
Roberto, Frank F.
Ward, Dave M.


Candidatus Chloracidobacterium thermophilum: An Aerobic Phototrophic Acidobacterium, Science, 2007
Ketocarotenoids in chlorosomes of the acidobacterium Candidatus Chloracidobacterium thermophilum, "Energy from the Sun", Proceed. of the XIV Inter. Cong. on Phosynthesis [Text], 2007
High Rates of Sulfate Reduction in a Low-Sulfate Hot Spring Microbial Mat Are Driven by a Low Level of Diversity of Sulfate-Respiring Microorganisms, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2007
The YNP metagenome project: environmental parameters responsible for microbial distribution in the Yellowstone geothermal ecosystem, Frontiers in Microbiology, 2013
Community structure and function of high-temperature chlorophototrophic microbial mats inhabiting diverse geothermal environments, Frontiers in Microbiology, 2013


Candidatus Chloracidobacterium thermophilum

Feature Data

Data Source Supplied By Sample Date Temp Vent Temp pH Cond Extended Data
USGS Nordstrom, D. Kirk 9/16/2001 69°C -- 7.96 1310 µS/cm Yes Details
USGS Nordstrom, D. Kirk 9/16/2001 69.6°C -- 7.85 -- Yes Details
USGS Nordstrom, D. Kirk 9/16/2001 65.6°C -- 8.01 -- Yes Details
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