Observation 18116: Mycetozoa Bary ex Rostaf.

When: 2008-07-17

Collection location: Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Plischke (John Plischke)

No specimen available


[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:57:07 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania, USA’ to ‘Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA

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Proposed Names

57% (1)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: A basidiomycete that resembles a slime mold!
Used references: Moser, Meinhard, Walter Julich and Ursula Peintner. 2004. Colour Atlas of Basidiomycetes. Vol. 1-22 in 7 Binders. Elsevier, Gustav Fischer Verlag, Stuttgart.
28% (1)
Used references: IF says that Hoehnelomyces currently contains a single species, H. javanicus. Probably safe to assume there’s been some shuffling between related genera.
28% (1)
Recognized by sight

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By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-06-29 04:41:48 PDT (-0700)

Darv is going to email me the info. Ill forward it to you.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-06-29 04:38:59 PDT (-0700)

any chance of a look at those pictures? or is there even enough to go off of from this photo to make a meaningful macro-comparison?

By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-06-28 21:00:27 PDT (-0700)

Moser has two species of Hoehnelomyces. H. javanicus is the type and he has a description and two photos of H. delectans. He also mentions that Atractiella lacks a stalk and is basically a pustulate blob and some authors consider them synonyms.

By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-06-27 19:48:04 PDT (-0700)

Im trying to find out about this genus. Sounds interesting…. but dont have quite the library you do. Cant find anything on the web. Can you shed any light.
I think this is a Tricheales nonetheless. Have seen the white in many species early stages.

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