Name: Physarum perfectum M. Peck
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Nomenclature:

Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Physarum perfectum

Author: M. Peck

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Classification:

Kingdom: Protozoa

Phylum: Amoebozoa

Family: Physaraceae

Genus: Physarum

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Sporocarps loosely gregarious, stipitate. Sporothecae greyish white, globose, 0.6-0.8 mm diam. Stalk yellowish white, stout, calcareous, nearly smooth, slightly tapered upwards, 50-55% of the total height. Hypothallus very thin, colourless, widely effused. Columella calcareous, well developed, white, conical, c. 30% of the sporotheca. Peridium a thin membrane, evenly granular with included lime and thickly sprinkled with rounded, mainly superficial, white lime scales. Capillitium moderately dense with numerous rounded or somewhat elongated, pale yellow, calcareous nodes. Spore-mass black. Spores brown, minutely roughened, 9-11 µm diam. Plasmodium unknown.

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Created: 2014-11-30 12:10:48 PST (-0800) by Thomas Laxton (Tao)
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