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by Pitufo
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Myxomycetes (slime moulds)
Topic: Myxomycete of the Day
Replies: 64
Views: 15013

Re: Myxomycete of the Day

Lamproderma (TBC)
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by Pitufo
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Myxomycetes (slime moulds)
Topic: Diderma
Replies: 2
Views: 403

Re: Diderma

Hi Steve

I think spumariodes would have a white hypothallus.

Have you checked the peridium for crystals?

Kind regards,

John

P.S. Happy to have a look at it if you want to post it.
by Pitufo
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Myxomycetes (slime moulds)
Topic: Myxomycete of the Day
Replies: 64
Views: 15013

Re: Myxomycete of the Day

Thanks Mark and Mike. Elaeomyxa cerifera was not a UK collection but it is found in Europe. Here's another stereo of the well known experimental organism Physarum polycephalum (although it is more often seen as a yellow plasmodium). Physarum_polycephalum1_1000.jpg It's pretty easy to grow the plasmo...
by Pitufo
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Myxomycetes (slime moulds)
Topic: Myxomycete of the Day
Replies: 64
Views: 15013

Re: Myxomycete of the Day

2018-01-02-19.43.39 ZS stereo_000crop_unsharp21000.jpg
Elaeomyxa cerifera, cross-eyed stereo pair.
by Pitufo
Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Ascomycetes
Topic: Collariella robusta
Replies: 1
Views: 1295

Re: Collariella robusta

Very interesting and beautifully described. Thanks Chris.
by Pitufo
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Myxomycetes (slime moulds)
Topic: Myxomycete of the Day
Replies: 64
Views: 15013

Re: Myxomycete of the Day

Thanks.. here's another pretty species. Lamproderma echinulatum 2017-12-06-19.37.47 ZS PMax_unsharp_crop1000.jpg 2017-12-07-11.12.31 ZS retouched_usnsharp_cleaned_1000.jpg Cross-eyed stereo pairs 2017-12-06-22.09.59 ZS stereo_retouched_000_unsharp1000.jpg 2017-12-06-20.40.13 ZS stereo_000_widecrop_u...
by Pitufo
Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Fungus, lichen, or...?
Replies: 3
Views: 569

Re: Fungus, lichen, or...?

It's way outside of my sphere and I don't think it is this. However it looks a little bit like something I've seen photos of before. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monotropa_uniflora I don't think this species occurs in the UK anyway. Certainly in the last photo it looks more like a plant structure t...
by Pitufo
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Myxomycetes (slime moulds)
Topic: Myxomycete of the Day
Replies: 64
Views: 15013

Re: Myxomycete of the Day

Lamproderma cf. muscorum (SL910)
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Lamproderma muscorum182.pixi.jpeg
by Pitufo
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Myxomycetes (slime moulds)
Topic: Myxo on dead Hogweed stem
Replies: 5
Views: 1382

Re: Myxo on dead Hogweed stem

Hi John

I will pm you.

Boxing instructions are here http://www.fungi.org.uk/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=1463

Kind regards,

John
by Pitufo
Tue Oct 03, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Myxomycetes (slime moulds)
Topic: Myxo on dead Hogweed stem
Replies: 5
Views: 1382

Re: Myxo on dead Hogweed stem

Hi John

It's certainly a good possibility.

If you have good specimens, I'd be happy to ID them for you.

Kind regards,

John