Observation 167722: Mycetozoa Bary ex Rostaf.

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427332
Sobre una hoja muerta.
427333
Sobre una hoja muerta.
427334
Sobre una hoja muerta.
427335
Sobre una hoja muerta.

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Alain is right.
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-03-06 14:24:59 COT (-0500)

Color, as we are seeing all over the present day mycological landscape (slime molds included), is an increasingly reliable character for species identification and differentiation. I followed up on Alain’s suggestion to look for Diachea melleum, and just as he implied I would, I found no such species. I think it’s fair to say that because the epithet melleum means honey, and these have some honey color to them, and because Physarum has a species with honey RIGHT THERE in the name, that this is clearly Physarum melleum. Any arguments to the contrary would be a waste of time at this point, as well as an insult to the expertise and detective work carefully carried out by our Tahitian colleague.

Hello Tao. Physarum MELLEUM = Physarum HONEY.
By: GALL Alain (GALLA-TAHITI)
2016-03-06 06:02:06 COT (-0500)

Open the pic, http://mushroomobserver.org/image/show_image/603391?obs=233529&q=2iyvC, on, http://mushroomobserver.org/233529?q=2iyvC.
Open also the first pic of this Obs in full size, http://images.mushroomobserver.org/orig/427332.jpg. And compare the color!
Do you know a DIACHEA MELLEUM?
At first my vote was promising, but Myxomop down voting at max.
Myxomop is a young photographer and a forger, who destroyed this site to increase its clientele.

that may just be
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-03-05 15:12:02 COT (-0500)

because our computers and our minds are not as advanced as Alain’s. if they were, we would be able to see the level of detail which he can.

Truthfully
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2016-03-05 15:01:43 COT (-0500)

These images are so poor its impossble to make any real identification of what they may have been.

Tao
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-03-05 14:39:42 COT (-0500)

did you see all of Alain’s links? How can he be wrong with that many links? Also, did you see how incredibly confident he is? I find it unlikely that with that many links and that kind of confidence that Alain could be wrong.

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