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Cribraria mirabilis (Rostaf) Massee
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Cribraria mirabilis
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Cribraria mirabilis

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Cribraria mirabilis
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Cribraria mirabilis
Cribraria mirabilis
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Cribraria mirabilis
Overview
Sporocarps gregarious. Sporothecae iridescent purplish-brown, 0.5-0.8 mm diam. Stalk up to 1.5 mm high. Peridial cup present. Peridial net consisting of membranous, iridescent expansions between the 30 or more longitudinal ribs, which form a reticulum in the upper half of the sporotheca, nodes lacking, the ribs bearing dark calcic granules up to 2 Ám diam. Spore-mass reddish-brown. Spores reddish-brown, 5.5-7 Ám diam., often bearing calcic granules. Plasmodium purple-brown.

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References
  • Yamamoto,Y., Takahashi, K. 1995: Six myxomycetes new or rare to Japan. Bull.Okayama Pref.Nature Cons.Center 3: 33-40.

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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