Observation 32329: Didymium Schrad.
When: 2010-01-21
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Spores smooth and round, 8 micrometers in diameter.

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75000
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75137
8.7 micron divisions
75138
8.7 micron divisions
75139
8.7 micron divisions
75140
8.7 micron divisions

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28% (1)
Recognized by sight
4% (2)
Recognized by sight
46% (2)
Recognized by sight: or Didymium or something else
48% (2)
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Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Spore picture
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-01-23 02:03:33 PST (-0800)

does help, but only a bit on the way. It tells us that it’s a darkspored Myxomycete.
Next step is to check if there’s a columella (and it’s shape), the structure of the capillitium, if there’s chalk in it (as granules, crystals in the peridium, or no chalk), etc..

Microscopy added
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-01-22 23:30:13 PST (-0800)

Hope it helps.

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