Observation 79870: Didymium dubium
When: 2011-10-18
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: We found three globes of soil immediately adjacent to a stream with this gray Hemitricula serpula-like entity on them. I’ve never seen this before. Any ideas?

Proposed Names

6% (2)
Recognized by sight
-19% (2)
Recognized by sight: google images of plasmodial stages look equally as promising as Physarum if not more.
Used references: myx master Damon strikes again
54% (1)
Eyes3
Used references: Italian publication . www.myxomycetes.it

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Dianna,
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-11-20 18:49:18 CET (+0100)

Roger just found this publication from Italy he picked up. It only has a bout 40 myxos in it, but this one looks like a dead ringer…

Physarum
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-11-14 16:28:18 CET (+0100)

plasmodium always has appeared in THIS shape as a shade of yellow in my finds. Its possible that could be other, I’ll read some lit. Do you know if it was plasmodium, otherwise I was thinking along the lines of a Diderma effusum which would be more likely for a substrate like this.

Odd looking
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-10-19 04:53:58 CEST (+0200)

Very strange critter!

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