Observation 65142: Stemonitis Gled.

When: 2011-04-02

Collection location: Woodacre, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)

No specimen available

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Dont shy away
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-04-05 06:27:56 JST (+0900)

from the mxyos Erin! We need your insight on them! I see fusca and splendens rarely in this state.

:-/
By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2011-04-05 04:07:35 JST (+0900)

Did I mention how nasty these neon globular mats are? I had no place to set my tripod, and as you can see in the habitat shot, there was little available light… So it seemed that every other time I would rest my hand or arm down to keep it steady, I would land in some of this nasty muck! Which by the way, liquifies into a wet paste when you touch it.

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2011-04-05 03:09:18 JST (+0900)

Similar indeed. I saw that some of the slime patches were white, but only two small ones. I guessed that the white patches were just younger. I wonder how many Stemonitis go through this neon yellow phase before turning brownish/wine red.
And yes, it certainly stood out. I don’t normally photograph myxogastrids but I liked the colour of these.

similar to
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-04-04 23:47:22 JST (+0900)

obs. 34492

Cool slime mould
By: TimmiT
2011-04-04 23:20:57 JST (+0900)

That colour is crazy. It must have stood out well.

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