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Observer

alainmyxos

Date

September 4, 2019 02:08 PM CEST
Stemonitopsis typhina - Photo (c) pamjanszen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
petamcdonald's ID: Stemonitopsis typhina, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on October 23, 2021
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jennywest1

Date

October 3, 2021 01:13 PM AEDT

Description

2 fruiting bodies only appeared on decaying Eucalypus wood in a moisture chamber, alongside other slime moulds.
Hopefully some-one can recognize the capillitium and spores to help with a species ID.
@petamcdonald

Arcyria - Photo (c) kim fleming, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
petamcdonald's ID: Genus Arcyria, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on October 13, 2021
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alison_pollack

Date

September 6, 2021 06:12 PM HST
Craterium leucocephalum - Photo (c) Thomas Laxton, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
petamcdonald's ID: Craterium leucocephalum, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on September 25, 2021
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jennywest1

Date

September 13, 2021 03:14 PM AEST

Description

Found on purchased firewood (original location unknown)

  1. At initial observation
  2. After 7 days in a moist chamber
  3. With a microscopic springtail
  4. One fruiting body removed. Plasmodium encircled it within seconds
    5-7. Spores (not stained)
    8-9 Elaters do not have spines

Trichia affinis - Photo (c) Carol Page, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
petamcdonald's ID: Trichia affinis, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on September 24, 2021
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jennywest1

Date

September 13, 2021 03:14 PM AEST

Description

Found on purchased firewood (original location unknown)

  1. At initial observation
  2. After 7 days in a moist chamber
  3. With a microscopic springtail
  4. One fruiting body removed. Plasmodium encircled it within seconds
    5-7. Spores (not stained)
    8-9 Elaters do not have spines

Trichia - Photo (c) jan parie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
petamcdonald's ID: Genus Trichia, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on September 20, 2021
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Photos / Sounds

What

Chocolate Tube Slimes (Genus Stemonitis)

Observer

triciastewart

Date

September 10, 2021 09:29 AM AEST
Chocolate Tube Slimes - Photo (c) debk, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
petamcdonald's ID: Chocolate Tube Slimes (Genus Stemonitis)
Added on September 15, 2021
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Observer

jennywest1

Date

August 17, 2021 02:27 PM AEST
Elaeomyxa reticulospora - Photo (c) Thomas Laxton, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
petamcdonald's ID: Elaeomyxa reticulospora, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on August 26, 2021
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What

Life

Observer

melvinxu

Date

July 27, 2021 11:32 AM AEST
Physarales - Photo (c) Sheila, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
petamcdonald's ID: Order Physarales, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on August 11, 2021
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Observer

sarahlloyd

Date

May 1, 2021 07:24 PM HST

Description

On leaf of Pomaderris apetala in leaf litter.

Didymium serpula - Photo (c) Sarah Lloyd, all rights reserved
petamcdonald's ID: Didymium serpula, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on August 07, 2021
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Observer

sarahlloyd

Date

May 8, 2021 07:26 PM HST

Description

Underside of small fallen eucalypt branch; appears here regularly.

Physarum flavicomum - Photo (c) Sarah Lloyd, all rights reserved
petamcdonald's ID: Physarum flavicomum, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on August 07, 2021
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Observer

sarahlloyd

Date

June 21, 2021 07:43 PM HST

Description

Found on the underside of a dead Bedfordia salicina.

Badhamia utricularis - Photo (c) Marco Bertolini, some rights reserved (CC BY)
petamcdonald's ID: Badhamia utricularis, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on August 07, 2021
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Observer

sarahlloyd

Date

July 12, 2021 09:11 PM HST

Description

On a small bryophyte-covered log.

Lamproderma columbinum gracile - Photo no rights reserved
petamcdonald's ID: Lamproderma columbinum var. gracile, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on August 07, 2021
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Observer

sarahlloyd

Date

July 12, 2021 09:14 PM HST
Lamproderma - Photo (c) kim fleming, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
petamcdonald's ID: Genus Lamproderma, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on August 07, 2021
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Observer

sarahlloyd

Date

July 8, 2021 09:16 PM HST
Cribraria - Photo (c) Damon Tighe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
petamcdonald's ID: Genus Cribraria, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on August 07, 2021
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Observer

sarahlloyd

Date

July 6, 2021 09:18 PM HST

Description

On the bark in the underside of a small fallen dead eucalypt.

Arcyria - Photo (c) kim fleming, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
petamcdonald's ID: Genus Arcyria, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on August 07, 2021
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Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

October 27, 2016

Description

Was not saved. On hardwood.

Physarum - Photo (c) Ken, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
petamcdonald's ID: Genus Physarum, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on August 02, 2021
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Observer

sarahlloyd

Date

August 30, 2018

Description

Stalked sporangia 1.1-1.5 mm high. Sporothecae globose, 0.3-0.5 mm diameter. Iridescent peridium has dark spots and patches of yellow wax. Columella reaches to approximately one third of sporotheca. Capillitium brownish yellow with oil filled swellings; spores brown in mass, lighter by transmitted light with dark reticulate pattern, 11-12 microns.
Found on leaves and other ground litter.

Elaeomyxa reticulospora - Photo (c) Thomas Laxton, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
petamcdonald's ID: Elaeomyxa reticulospora, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on July 31, 2021
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sarahlloyd

Date

June 17, 2019 07:51 PM HST

Description

On leaf litter

Elaeomyxa reticulospora - Photo (c) Thomas Laxton, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
petamcdonald's ID: Elaeomyxa reticulospora, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on July 31, 2021
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sarahlloyd

Date

June 25, 2019 08:44 PM HST

Description

Sporangia on leaves, twigs and other litter accumulated on a large old eucalypt log; wet eucalypt forest.

Elaeomyxa reticulospora - Photo (c) Thomas Laxton, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
petamcdonald's ID: Elaeomyxa reticulospora, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on July 31, 2021
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sarahlloyd

Date

August 18, 2020 03:14 PM AEST

Description

Found on the leaf of Pomaderris apetala.

Elaeomyxa reticulospora - Photo (c) Thomas Laxton, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
petamcdonald's ID: Elaeomyxa reticulospora, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on July 31, 2021
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elainemcdonald

Date

September 24, 2020 05:22 PM AEST
Elaeomyxa reticulospora - Photo (c) Thomas Laxton, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
petamcdonald's ID: Elaeomyxa reticulospora, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on July 31, 2021
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What

Insect-egg Slime (Leocarpus fragilis)

Observer

vitto_

Date

June 29, 2021 10:50 AM AEST
Insect-egg Slime - Photo (c) Jason Hollinger, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
petamcdonald's ID: Insect-egg Slime (Leocarpus fragilis)
Added on July 29, 2021
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reiner

Date

July 22, 2021 09:00 AM AEST
Physarum viride - Photo (c) Sarah Lloyd, all rights reserved
petamcdonald's ID: Physarum viride, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on July 29, 2021
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reiner

Date

July 22, 2021 10:01 AM AEST
Alwisia lloydiae - Photo (c) Sarah Lloyd, all rights reserved
petamcdonald's ID: Alwisia lloydiae, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on July 29, 2021
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reiner

Date

July 29, 2021 12:38 PM AEST
Physarum viride - Photo (c) Sarah Lloyd, all rights reserved
petamcdonald's ID: Physarum viride, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on July 29, 2021
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alison_pollack

Date

February 28, 2021 09:41 AM HST
Metatrichia floriformis - Photo (c) Miroslav Fiala, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
petamcdonald's ID: Metatrichia floriformis, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on July 26, 2021
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alison_pollack

Date

February 19, 2021 02:14 PM HST
Metatrichia floriformis - Photo (c) Miroslav Fiala, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
petamcdonald's ID: Metatrichia floriformis, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on July 26, 2021
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alison_pollack

Date

February 13, 2021 05:50 AM HST

Description

Focus stack of 216 images using Mitutoyo 10x microscope objective mounted to Sony a7r2 camera.

Comatricha - Photo (c) Tony Iwane, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
petamcdonald's ID: Genus Comatricha, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on July 26, 2021
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alison_pollack

Date

January 25, 2021 09:35 AM HST
Didymium squamulosum - Photo (c) Alan Rockefeller, some rights reserved (CC BY)
petamcdonald's ID: Didymium squamulosum, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on July 26, 2021
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alison_pollack

Date

July 25, 2020 01:15 PM HST

Description

Grown in moist chamber on decaying wood from nearby woodlands.

Cribraria cancellata - Photo (c) sea-kangaroo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by sea-kangaroo
petamcdonald's ID: Cribraria cancellata, a member of True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)
Added on July 26, 2021
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