Observation 57865: Arcyria obvelata (Oeder) Onsberg
When: 2010-11-02
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On oak.

Extremely light, texture of styrofoam. When you drop a little piece it takes a long time to fall because it is very light compared to the size.

Spores perfectly round, 7.5 to 8.5 microns.

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
58% (1)
Recognized by sight: Old sporangia which have dropped their spores.
91% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Used references: Myxomycetes of New Zealand

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By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2010-11-07 02:44:01 GMT (+0000)

Thanks Clive.

By: Clive Shirley (myxo)
2010-11-06 06:01:31 GMT (+0000)

I belive Arcyria obvelata (Oeder) Onsberg. is the current name rather then Arcyria nutans (Bull.) Grev.

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