Brefeldia maxima (Fr.) Rostaf.
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Brefeldia maxima
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Brefeldia maxima

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Brefeldia maxima
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Brefeldia maxima

Brefeldia maxima
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Brefeldia maxima

Brefeldia maxima
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Brefeldia maxima

Brefeldia maxima
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Brefeldia maxima

Brefeldia maxima
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Brefeldia maxima
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Plasmodium white, often very large. Aethalium large, (2-)4-30 cm in its longest dimension, 5-15 mm thick, borne upon a widespread, silvery, shining hypothallus, purplish black. Cortex at first papillate, soon fugacious. Capillitium abundant, the threads dark, netted, the nodes bearing multicellular vesicles, the whole borne upon, but often breaking away from the flattened and irregular, columellate basal strands. Spore-mass brownish black or fuscous. Spores yellow-brown, distinctly warted, 9-12 µm diam.

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References
  • Bäumler,J.A. 1899: Notiz über Brefeldia. Verhandl.K.K.Zool.Bot.Gesellsch.Wien 49: 104-105.
  • Hechler,J. 1980: Die Myxoflagellaten von Brefeldia maxima Rost. und ihre Nahrungsaufnahme mit Hilfe von Geißelbewegungen. Mitteilungen aus dem Institut für Allgemeine Botanik in Hamburg 17: 49-55.
  • Lagerberg,T. 1945: Ett fynd av Brefeldia maxima (Fr.) Rost. Svensk botanisk tidskrift 39: 432-434.
  • Lister,A. 1888: Notes on the plasmodium of Badhamia utricularis and Brefeldia maxima. Annals of botany 2: 1-24.

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