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Manukau City, Auckland, New Zealand (Google, OSM)
Franklin, Auckland
-37.007236, 174.903769
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Description

SPORANGIA: Scattered, sessile, sub-globose or obovoid, 0.6 to 0.8 mm. diam., or forming curved or flexuose plasmodiocarps 2 to 6 mm. long, rounded or slightly compressed laterally, smooth, white or bufl", sometimes purplish brown below from absence of lime, or entirely limeless.
PERIDIUM: Wall double, the outer densely charged with white lime-granules, free and deciduous above, recurved and persistent below; inner wall smooth, membranous, pale purplish, more persistent.
CAPILLITIUM: A network of hyaline threads, with many variously shaped, large, smooth-walled, white nodes.
SPORES: 10-12 µm diam., dark purplish brown, spinulose, often with a paler, smoother area of dehiscence.
PLASMODIUM: White.
HABITAT: On dead leaves and twigs.

Apr. 07, 2012 22:09:25 +1200
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myxonz's ID: Physarum bitectum, a member of Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
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fluffberger's ID: Physarum bitectum, a member of Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Posted by fluffberger over 2 years ago (Flag)
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myxonz's ID: Physarum bitectum, a member of Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Community ID: Physarum bitectum, a member of Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
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