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SPORANGIA: sessile,subglobose, or pulvinate, heaped, crowded, or scattered, often forming simple or branched plasmodiocarps, 0.3 to 0.5 mm. broad, cinereous, more or less warted or veined with white.
PERIDIUM: single, thin, densely coated or flecked with lime.
COLUMELLA: absent.
PERIDIUM: wall membranous, with included clusters of white lime granules, often limeless and iridescent.
CAPILLITIUM: abundant of branching hyaline threads, with numerous, rounded or angular, white limeknots, varying in size, sometimes consisting of a Badhamia-like network with few hyaline threads.
SPORES: Spores brownish lilac, almost smooth or spinulose, 7-10 µm diam..
PLASMODIUM: Water/white or yellow.
ECOLOGY: On dead leaves and ground debris.

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Physarum cinereum - Photo (c) Clive, all rights reserved
myxonz's ID: Physarum cinereum, a member of Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Posted by myxonz over 5 years ago (Flag)
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Welcome to iNat! It would definitely be cool to get some more slime mold observations.

Posted by kueda over 5 years ago (Flag)
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Hi Kusda, thanks for the welcome.
I hope you are not going to limit me to just slime moulds :) Some times I do photograph other thinks like fungi.

Posted by myxonz over 5 years ago (Flag)
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great photo.

Posted by greenrosettas almost 5 years ago (Flag)
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Physarum cinereum - Photo (c) Clive, all rights reserved
pjd1's ID: Physarum cinereum, a member of Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Posted by pjd1 15 days ago (Flag)
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Physarum cinereum - Photo (c) Clive, all rights reserved
myxonz's ID: Physarum cinereum, a member of Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Physarum cinereum - Photo (c) Clive, all rights reserved
Community ID: Physarum cinereum, a member of Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
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