Badhamia dubia Nann, -Bremek
  Eumycetozoa   Physaraceae   Badhamia

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Plasmodium yellow. Sporocarps sessile, crowded in small groups, usually accompanied by scattered sporocarps. Hypothallus almost colourless and small. Sporotheca spherical, usually c. 1 mm diam., pale blue-grey, finely veined (by the capillitial reticulum showing through). Peridium single, usually hyaline, sometimes with some white lime and then dull, otherwise shining and iridescent. Capillitium a rather wide-meshed net of smooth, rather slender tubules, filled with white lime. Spore-mass black. Spores purple-brown, forming persistent clusters of 7-12 spores, tbe separate spores spherical or ovoid, 9-12 Ám diam., capped with spines or warts on the outside of the cluster and with a few low warts on the remainder.

Links to other sites

  • Moreno,G., Illana, C., Heykoop, M. 1989: Contribution to the study of the Myxomycetes of Spain I.. Mycotaxon 34(2): 623-635.
  • Nannenga-Bremekamp,N.E. 1968: Notes on Myxomycetes. XV. New species of Oligonema, Licea, Clastoderma, Comatricha, Paradiacheopsis and Badhamia. Proceedings.Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen.Ser.C, Biological and medical sciences

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