Name: Lamproderma verrucosum G.W. Martin, K.S. Thind & Sohi
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Lamproderma verrucosum

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Author: G.W. Martin, K.S. Thind & Sohi

Citation: Mycologia 49(1): 130 (1957)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Protozoa

Phylum: Myxomycota

Family: Stemonitidaceae

Genus: Lamproderma

Species: Lamproderma verrucosum

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Sporocarps stipitate to sub-stipitate. Sporothecae globose, varying to ovate or depressed, 0.2-0.3(-0.4) mm diam., dark blue, iridescent. Stalk pale, dull orange, subcylindrical, tapered upward, slightly furrowed, short, sometimes flattened to the substratum or obscured so that sporocarps appear sessile. Hypothallus brown. Peridium thin, nearly colourless, persistent, wrinkled. Dehiscence irregular from above. Columella conical, short. Capillitium dark, with abundant anastomoses, forming a close net, with numerous spiny tips towards the periphery. Spore-mass black. Spores dark smoky brown, prominently and irregularly spiny-verrucose, the warts sometimes arranged in short lines forming a subreticulate pattern, 9-11 µm diam., including the warts, or oval and correspondingly longer and narrower.

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