Observation 141785: Mycetozoa Bary ex Rostaf.

When: 2013-08-03

Collection location: Jasper Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

61% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
Tao
83% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: There are many slime molds with yellow or orange plasmodium. Without fruiting bodies we can’t be sure what they are.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Martin
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2013-08-05 13:41:05 CDT (-0500)

Back there today. Everything is gone. Hard rains here. I’ll find more. I see it fairly often.

Go back tomorrow
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-08-04 19:53:45 CDT (-0500)

and photograph again! It would be interesting to see the fructation. I know it is generally believed that P. polycephalum can be identified by it’s presence on Plerotus, but I have never see it sporulate – so we really don’t know the identity from the plasmodium.

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