Observation 118192: Rhizophydium Schenk
When: 2012-11-07
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Genus recognized by monocentric, eucarpic thalli. They’re supposed to be non-operculate and have a relatively developed rhizoid system, distinguishing it from look-alike genera, but the features are subtle.

Normally they grow on pollen grains, but I have them on an agar plate.I showed (single anterior flagellated) zoospore release, which are the white fuzzes in the background.

Proposed Names

78% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: class demonstration in a labled petri dish.

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2012-11-28 00:41:39 MST (-0700)
Last modified: 2012-12-02 23:04:32 MST (-0700)
Viewed: 22 times, last viewed: 2017-06-14 10:32:27 MDT (-0600)
Show Log