Observation 48968: Stemonitis axifera (Bull).T. Macbr.
When: 2010-04-17
No herbarium specimen

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3% (2)
Recognized by sight
10% (2)
Recognized by sight: Looks similar to something I saw a few weeks ago, see obs. 46898
47% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: The sporangia are not slim enough to be splendens. Stemonitopsis is another possibility.

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Point taken..
By: Alok Mahendroo (alok)
2010-07-24 03:19:57 PDT (-0700)

Irene, I guess it is not as easy as ABC and without a microscope it is not always cut and dried case.. I am learning.. :)

Try some more links
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-07-24 02:35:24 PDT (-0700)

and take a look at other Stemonitis species:

http://slimemold.uark.edu/martin.htm
http://slimemold.uark.edu/...
http://www.nivicol.de/ includes a key to Stemonitis, but I don’t think all of the known species are there

My photograph’s maybe not so good..
By: Alok Mahendroo (alok)
2010-07-23 22:26:28 PDT (-0700)

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