Observation 65038: Metatrichia vesparium (Batsch) Nann.-Bremek. ex G.W. Martin & Alexop.
When: 2011-04-02
Who: Jonathan M
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I don’t really want a name for the metatrichia in center of the pic, i want the name for the other slime mold in the lower right

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We have been finding
By: Paul Sadowski (pabloski)
2012-04-06 12:23:00 EDT (-0400)

both Metetrichia vesparium and Hemitrichia clavata or H. intorta all winter. I would think that a possiblilty. One needs a microscope to be sure between clavata and intorta.

Myxogastria sp.
By: Clive Shirley (myxo)
2012-04-05 05:07:27 EDT (-0400)

I think we would need a better photo to be able to suggest a species but going on the idea that most myxo photos that turn up on MO are common species. I would suggest from the colour its from the Trichiaceae family and the well formed peridium cup makes me think of Hemitrichia calyculata.

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