Observation 173995: Fuligo septica (L.) F.H. Wigg.
When: 2014-08-01
(41.3669° -82.307° )
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

-48% (2)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Roody, MushroomExpert.com
Based on microscopic features: Cottony texture at ~15x is an issue
56% (1)
Recognized by sight
59% (3)
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Recognized by sight

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-08-19 10:42:25 CDT (-0400)

Myxogastria is a class within the Amoebozoa, not a genus. it is the taxonomic rank which encompasses all slime molds.

Fuligo septica
By: peterichards
2014-08-19 10:08:28 CDT (-0400)

Looking at the various observations of both Fuligo septica and Myxogastria, I think what I observed fits F. septica better than Myxogastria, though to be sure the latter is a genus, not a species.

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