Observation 149538: Lacrymaria lacrymabunda (Bull.) Pat.

When: 2013-10-14

Collection location: Creve Coeur Park, Maryland Heights, Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: weed lady (Sylvia )

Specimen available

The very edge of the gills is white. This not seen in photo, but visible with 10X hand lens.

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Lacrymaria lacrymabunda
By: weed lady (Sylvia )
2013-10-23 06:56:14 PDT (-0700)

Many thanks to Riverdweller, Stephen and Alan Rockefeller for your comments and help with the identification of this species.

The white gill edges
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2013-10-22 12:40:25 PDT (-0700)

are cheilocystidia.

Created: 2013-10-22 05:07:08 PDT (-0700)
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