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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

December 1, 2016 02:40 PM UTC

Description

On Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hipocastanum) log

Photos / Sounds

What

Slime Molds Class Myxomycetes

Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 2, 2016 01:08 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Date

May 25, 2011 11:32 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

November 2, 2010

Description

On oak.

Extremely light, texture of styrofoam. When you drop a little piece it takes a long time to fall because it is very light compared to the size.

Spores perfectly round, 7.5 to 8.5 microns.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

September 30, 2010

Description

11,500 feet elevation.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

August 21, 2010

Description

On display at the Feria del Hongo de Senguio (Senguio fungus fair).

Growing on wood. The spores taste bad.

Probably the same thing was recollected in Oaxaca: http://mushroomobserver.org/115815

Photos / Sounds

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

April 10, 2010

Description

On redwood duff in a recent burn area.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

January 21, 2010

Description

Spores smooth and round, 8 micrometers in diameter.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

December 19, 2009

Description

I picked this slime mold up a couple days ago and I am keeping it as a pet. It has changed color from orange to chocolate brown.

Photos / Sounds

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

October 18, 2009

Photos / Sounds

What

Chocolate Tube Slimes Genus Stemonitis

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

November 9, 2008

Photos / Sounds

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

July 28, 2008

Description

el mixomicete.

Cactu collection

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Description from Wikipedia

Myxogastria or myxogastrids, formerly known as Myxomycota, is a class of Mycetozoa, itself a grouping of slime moulds, that contains 5 orders, 14 families, 62 genera and 888 species. They are colloquially known as the plasmodial or acellular slime moulds.

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