Observation 65788: Ceratiomxya sphaerosperma
When: 2011-04-18
Collection location: Costa Rica [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: These were shot through a 10x loop.
Used references: Stephonson: The kingdom fungi
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Used references: Dr. Carlos Rojas

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substrate?
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-08-09 20:10:37 PDT (-0700)

C. sphaerosperma, exclusively neotropical, typically growing on fruit.

if this is on bark, it’s probably C. fruticulosa.

reference: Dr. Carlos Rojas.

see Microhabitat and niche separation in species of Ceratiomyxa, Rojas et al. 2008 Mycologia 100(6) 843-850.

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