Observation 45606: Undetermined

When: 2009-12-23

Collection location: Lago Agrio, Sucumbíos, Ecuador [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

No specimen available


Specimen growing in one of several test tubes used for plant performance tests. Tube concentrations ranged from 0% to 100% crude oil (w/ some aggregate matter/grit/dirt), the latter having the consistency of sludge. This specimen was discovered on the surface of one of four 100% crude concentration tubes. No other visible photosynthetic or fungal growth was detected anywhere else throughout the tube.

Attempts to clone the specimen or recover spores were unsuccessful.

Collected for the Amazon Mycorenewal Project.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: out of ideas
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Really cool, but i dont think a Myxo
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2012-05-03 21:57:47 CDT (-0400)

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