Observation 165559: Physarum pusillum (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) G. Lister
When: 2014-05-19
Collection location: Cuenca, Ecuador [Click for map]
(-2.9148° -79.0086° 2500m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on decaying matter in the soil. The fruit body is about 1 mm high, sporangia white with brown base. After revision of the suggested identity of the specimen, it is a consensus that the right specie is Physarum pusillum (Berk et M. A Curtis)

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Physarum pusillum (Berk et M. A Curtis)
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Physarum pusillum (Berk et M. A Curtis)
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Eyes3 = Current consensus

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A loink to the Physarum website
By: Gustavo Morejon (gustavomorejonj)
2014-05-19 20:12:08 CDT (-0400)

I just found a website dedicated entirely to Physarum, and now I am certain that the genus of it is Physarum. I just wanted to share the link: http://www.physarumplus.org/

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