Licea eleanorae Ing
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Licea eleanorae
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Licea eleanorae

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Licea eleanorae
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Licea eleanorae
Licea eleanorae
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Licea eleanorae
Overview
Sporocarps stalked, scattered, up to 0.7 mm tall. Sporotheca 0.2 mm wide and 0.3 mm tall, narrower below and bulbous above. Peridium a thick membrane containing amorphous deposits which appear frosted under the lens, mottled above with dark angular patches by TL. Dehiscence by an apical fissure. Stalk stout, furrowed, the surface covered with granular deposits, up to 0.3 mm long, 0.12 mm wide at the base, narrowing to 0.08 mm below the sporotheca. Spore-mass pale brown. Spores ochraceous, smooth, with a thick wall and a small pale germination area, 8-10 Ám diam. Protoplasmodium honey-yellow. Cultured in moist-chamber of bare bark of isolated trees.

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