Observation 8485: Fuligo intermedia
When: 2008-07-24
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On an old apple tree trunk.
About 8 cm long.
Spores 9-12 µm.

Proposed Names

86% (1)
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Used references: .
Farr, M. L. 1981. How to Know the True Slime Molds. W. C. Brown Co. Pub., Dubuque, Iowa. 132p.
Ing, Bruce. 1999. The Myxomycetes of Britain And Ireland. The Richmond Pub. Co., Slough, England. 374p.
Based on microscopic features

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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This suggests…
By: Debbie Drechsler (debdrex)
2008-07-25 09:31:33 EDT (-0400)

…that if one finds Fuligo sp., and doesn’t have access to a scope, it is likely be inaccurate to call it Fuligo septica, thus naming it Fuligo sp. would be more appropriate.

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