D I S C O V E R    L I F E   
Bee Hunt! Odonata Lepidoptera 
  HomeAll Living ThingsIDnature guidesGlobal mapperAlbumsLabelsSearch
  AboutNewsEventsResearchEducationProjectsStudy sitesHelp


Physarum bethelii T. Macbr ex G. Lister
Life   Amoebozoa   Eumycetozoa   Physaraceae   Physarum

Physarum bethelii
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Physarum bethelii

Click on map for details about points.

IDnature guide

Links
80x5 - 240x3 - 240x4 - 320x1 - 320x2 - 320x3 - 640x1 - 640x2
Set display option above.
Click on images to enlarge.
Physarum bethelii
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Physarum bethelii
Physarum bethelii
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Physarum bethelii

Physarum bethelii
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Physarum bethelii
Overview
Sporocarps gregarious, 1-1.5 mm tall. Stalk 0.5-1 mm long, black or dark brown, furrowed. Sporotheca erect or nodding, depressed-globose, slightly umbilicate below, 0.6-0.8 mm diam. Peridium iridescent blue, nearly limeless or covered with pale yellow calcareous scales, the lower portion remaining as a cup. Capillitium dense, very delicate, radiating from the black, slightly intrusive summit of the stalk and the base of the peridium, lime-nodes sparse, pale yellow, fusiform, occasionally branched. Spores bright violet-brown, distinctly warted, (9-)10-11(-12) µm diam.

Links to other sites

References
  • Martin,G.W. 1942: Taxonomic Notes on Myxomycetes. [I]. Mycologia 34: 696-704.
  • Marx,H., Schubert, M. 1994: Beobachtungen zu Physarum bethelii (Myxomycetes). Zeitschrift für Mykologie 6017(2): 339-348.

Acknowledgements
The Eumycetozoan Project -- working to understand the ecology, sytematics and evolution of myxomycetes, dictostelids and protostelids -- the true slime molds.

Sponsored by grants from the National Science Foundation.


Feedback
Please send any corrections and comments about this page to John Shadwick
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
email: jshadwi@uark.edu   phone: USA-479-575-7393.

Supported by

Hosts · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
_  Substrate @ BPI (2)

go to Discover Life's Facebook group

Updated: 2018-06-23 23:42:02 gmt
Discover Life | Top
© Designed by The Polistes Corporation