Observation 27670: Mycetozoa Bary ex Rostaf.
When: 2009-11-01
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I grew these in a moist chamber culture on oak bark with lichen. As you can see, they are small even for slime molds. The globules measure about .02 – .03 mm in diameter. After scouring the internet and mulling over my books I still have no clue what they are- Any suggestions?

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I don’t know ether
By: Clive Shirley (myxo)
2011-11-25 15:32:57 CST (-0500)

I have seen similar bright orange things when out looking for slime moulds. When looked at under a microscope there was nothering seen to suggest that they were.

I don’t know beans about Myxos…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-11-02 21:58:08 CST (-0500)

but I gotta say, yours is just about the most amazing one I’ve ever seen. They look like miniature Joshua trees with gelatinous tips.

Created: 2009-11-02 19:22:27 CST (-0500)
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