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Physarum daamsii Nann, -Bremek
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Physarum daamsii
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Physarum daamsii

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Physarum daamsii
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Physarum daamsii
Physarum daamsii
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Physarum daamsii
Overview
Sporocarps sessile, crowded and heaped, subglobose, O.2-0.4 mm diam., white or bluish white. Hypothallus inconspicuous or distinct and then partly encrusted with lime. Columella absent. Peridium single or double with the layers ▒ coherent and then dehiscing separately, rugulose, venulose or nearly smooth, encrusted with white lime, smooth on the inside, hyaline or white. Dehiscence irregular. Capillitium a rather dense, frail net with large nodes, the nodes filled with white lime, rounded or with slight extensions into the capillitial tubules, rarely forming a central pseudo-columella. Spore-mass very dark brown, nearly black. Spores violet-brown, verruculose, 10-12 Ám diam.

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References
  • Nannenga-Bremekamp,N.E. 1971: Notes on Myxomycetes. XVII. Some new species in Cribraria, Comatricha and Physarum, a new variety in Macbrideola and a new name in Arcyria. Proceedings.Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen.Ser.C, Biological a

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

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