Name: Physarum daamsii Nann.-Bremek.
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Physarum daamsii

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Author: Nann.-Bremek.

Citation: Proceedings van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen Section C 74: 363 (1971) [MB#320444]


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Protozoa

Phylum: Myxomycota

Order: Physarales

Family: Physaraceae

Genus: Physarum

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Sporocarps sessile, crowded and heaped, subglobose, O.2-0.4 mm diam., white or bluish white. Hypothallus inconspicuous or distinct and then partly encrusted with lime. Columella absent. Peridium single or double with the layers ± coherent and then dehiscing separately, rugulose, venulose or nearly smooth, encrusted with white lime, smooth on the inside, hyaline or white. Dehiscence irregular. Capillitium a rather dense, frail net with large nodes, the nodes filled with white lime, rounded or with slight extensions into the capillitial tubules, rarely forming a central pseudo-columella. Spore-mass very dark brown, nearly black. Spores violet-brown, verruculose, 10-12 µm diam.

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