Arcyria insignis Kalchbr, et Cooke
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Arcyria insignis
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Arcyria insignis
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Sporocarps gregarious or clustered or occasionally solitary, stalked. Sporotheca bright rose to flesh-coloured or pale salmon, occasionally fading to yellowish, ovate or cylindric, 0.5-1.5(-3) mm tall. Stalk rather short, 0.2-0.4 mm long, reddish, filled with spore-like cells. Calyculus somewhat pleated, nearly smooth or faintly reticulate within. Capillitium a close network of delicate threads 2-3 m diam., sometimes with a few bulbous free ends, marked with transverse bands and spines arranged in a loose spiral, in part minutely spinulose to nearly smooth, attached to the calyculus. Spore-mass pinkish. Spores colourless, with a few scattered inconspicuous warts, 6-8 m diam. Plasmodium watery-white.

Links to other sites

  • Liu,C.-H. 1980: Myxomycetes of Taiwan. I. Taiwania 25: 141-151.
  • Rammeloo,J. 1986: Meise, Nationale Plantentuin van Belgie. 130 p.

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Kingdom Protozoa  
 Phylum Myxomycota  
 Class Myxomycetes  
 Order Trichiales  
 Family Arcyriaceae  
 Genus Arcyria  
  Arcyria insignis    Kalchbr. & Cooke 
Provider: Liu, Chin-Hui 
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Synonyms: Arcyria insignis dispersa Arcyria insignis macrospora   details
Citation: Nakazawa, R. : Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Formosa 19( 100 ) : 30(16-30), 1929. Liu, C.-H.: Taiwania 25: 143, 1980.
Name Code: 123201
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