Arcyria virescens G. Lister
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Overview
Plasmodium white. Hypothallus thick, membranous, common to a group. Sporocarps crowded or in clusters, 1-2 mm tall, 0.2-0.5 mm diam., expanding to 4-6(-10) mm long, yellow or ochraceous plumes, often with a greenish tint. Stalks greyish, (0.5-)1-1.5 mm long, single or 2-10 adherent.Calyculus small, slender funnel-shaped. Capillitium intricately decorated with lax groups of half-rings arranged in a vague spiral with longitudinal striae between the half-rings, the remaining part rather densely spinose, papillose and/or minutely reticulate. Spores 7-9 Ám diam. On dead wood and bark.

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References
  • Emoto,Y. 1936: Die Myxomyceten Japans. XXII.. The Botanical magazine 50: 49-56.
  • Lister,G. 1921: Arcyria virescens, sp. nov.. The Journal of botany, British and foreign 59: 252-253.
  • Rammeloo,J. 1986: Meise, Nationale Plantentuin van Belgie. 130 p.

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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