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Arcyria afroalpina Rammeloo
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Arcyria afroalpina
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Arcyria afroalpina

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Arcyria afroalpina
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Arcyria afroalpina
Arcyria afroalpina
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Arcyria afroalpina
Overview
Sporocarps solitary or scattered, stalked, 0.6-1.2 mm total height. Sporotheca subglobose to ovoid, yellowish, 0.1-0.4 mm diam. Hypothallous inconspicuous. Stalk cylindrical, very slender, 0.5-1 mm long, striate, pale yellowish or greyish, the base darker. Peridium forming a shallow saucer-shaped calyculus, the inner surface either smooth or faintly punctate. Capillitium slightly elastic, hyaline by TL, firmly attached to the calyculus, decorate with faint warts, spines and cogs, 2-3 Ám diam. Spore-mass pale yellow. Spores very pale yellow to hyaline, 9-11 Ám diam.

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References
  • Rammeloo,J. 1981: Five new myxomycete species (Trichiales) from Rwanda. [see further 'Flore illustree des Champignons d'Afrique Centrale, Fasc. 8, 1981]. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 51: 229-230.

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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