Observation 136646: Sphaerosporium lignatile Schwein.

When: 2013-06-16

Collection location: Kahite Trail, Vonore, Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

35.6695° -84.2371° 259m

Who: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)

No specimen available

Notes:
On fallen log (Juglans nigra)

Species Lists

Images

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Photographs of the same organism more than a month later (new photos from 7-26-13).
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Photographs of the same organism more than a month later (new photos from 7-26-13).
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Proposed Names

2% (2)
Recognized by sight
7% (3)
Recognized by sight
-54% (1)
Recognized by sight: i am just trowing that up in the air, a 2 week lifespan for a slime mold seem unlikely
2% (2)
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Myxomycetes
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-09-25 01:17:46 BST (+0100)

A Handbook of Slime Molds p.159 says the pseudoaethalia (of Tubifera) can be pale umber; hypothallus can be membranous, pallid. I see white stuff at the base of the fructations on photo 2; that would be the membranous, pallid, hypothallus.

could it be
By: Jonathan M
2013-08-24 03:38:16 BST (+0100)

a congregation of myxobacteria?

If.
By: Byrain
2013-08-24 03:32:30 BST (+0100)

I just saw the micro I would say a rust, idk about the macro though…

this is weird
By: Jonathan M
2013-08-24 03:09:50 BST (+0100)

i don’t recall a fungus looking like that, did you saw any hyphal system?

These are still present
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2013-08-24 02:11:48 BST (+0100)

on the same log after two months. Images added taken using different objectives (from 5x to 100x) the cells are fairly large.

This
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2013-07-04 21:31:06 BST (+0100)

hasn’t changed much in the last two weeks. Images added.

images
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2013-06-17 12:59:05 BST (+0100)

The last few images are taken using the 4x objective on a light microscope. When I put these on a slide at with the 40x, there doesn’t appear to be much to see, at least not at this stage in development (the membranes pop and all that’s left on the slide is an orange milky liquid. I check on the when they mature. Thanks.

Just a guess
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-06-17 05:28:43 BST (+0100)

And perhaps not a very good one. Never seen an orange Tubifera, and these seem really granular… Micro?

Thanks Danny!
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2013-06-17 02:26:08 BST (+0100)

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