Observation 212889: Myxogastria L.S. Olive
When: 2015-08-03
Who: cbird

Notes: A reddish “blister” on bark near the base of a dead aspen snag.
The “blister” eventually breaks open and releases a mass of black spores.

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20150803-26, on base of dead aspen snag, Bird East Poplar quarter, 8 km NW of Winfield, AB.JPG
An intact “blister”
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20150803-26a, on base of dead aspen snag, Bird East Poplar quarter, 8 km NW of Winfield, AB.JPG
A “blister” that I broke open
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20150803-26b, on base of dead aspen snag, Bird East Poplar quarter, 8 km NW of Winfield, AB.JPG
A mature “blister” that had broken open to releases the spores

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