Observation 95587: Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa (O.F. Müll.) T. Macbr.

When: 2011-05-30

Collection location: Devil’s Lake State Park, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)

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It takes a while.
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2015-10-01 08:56:18 ADT (-0300)

Several hours from what I’ve seen. The change is very gradual but the more intense the light was the more the change accelerated.

What’s the time scale of the fading?
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2015-10-01 01:27:31 ADT (-0300)
The yellow color
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2015-10-01 01:15:39 ADT (-0300)

will fade to white after being exposed to light. http://mushroomobserver.org/163290?q=2eCDC

On top of several yellow forms of this species posted on MO,
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2015-10-01 00:32:30 ADT (-0300)

there is a good photo of double-colored specimen in the book Myxomycetes of Ohio.

Different hues
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2012-05-27 21:22:05 ADT (-0300)

It seems like the ones inside the log were more yellow-greenish, while the ones on the outer, more exposed surface are paler.

super cool
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-05-27 21:08:21 ADT (-0300)

nice find

No artificial colors added – 100% organic :-)
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2012-05-27 21:03:01 ADT (-0300)

From Myxomycetes by S.Stephenson et al.: “…usually white but sometimes pink or pale yellow to yellowish green…”

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-05-27 15:43:50 ADT (-0300)

i’ve never, ever seen it this color before.

By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2012-05-26 22:21:55 ADT (-0300)


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