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Comatricha

Comatricha sp.

Description:

Slime mold. Myxomycete. All together measures just a few milimeters, in this case 5-10 mm. The last picture was been taken one month later. You can see how the peridium (the skin that covers the sporocarp) is broken ans is liberatin the spores.

Habitat:

Under a dead pine trunk.

Notes:

The picture is upside down since it grows in the lower side of a fallen tree. Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/60 sec.; f/32; ISO Speed Rating: 200. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. Flash fired

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83 Comments (1–25)

arlanda
arlanda 4 years ago

Thanks Chief!!

I like this spotting! :)) Thank you Arlanda.

arlanda
arlanda 4 years ago

Added to "Slime Molds" mission

arlanda
arlanda 5 years ago

Gracias Nuria, estaba debajo de un tronco de pino semipodrido. Y no es un hongo, es un myxomyceto, o moho mucilaginoso

Núria
Núria 5 years ago

buena foto. ¿Dónde estaba este hongo?. Saludos.

arlanda
arlanda 5 years ago

Thanks Telse

Telse
Telse 5 years ago

So interesting arlanda.Kewl.

arlanda
arlanda 5 years ago

Thanks Leana

Congratulations arlanda on this SOTD!

arlanda
arlanda 5 years ago

Thanks LeanneGardner and AliHp

arlanda
arlanda 5 years ago

Gracias Luis

Thanks Arlanda,you are allways welcome :-)

arlanda
arlanda 5 years ago

Thanks Maria dB

arlanda
arlanda 5 years ago

Gracias Noe and Pili, hacia tiempo que no sabia de vosotros

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 5 years ago

Great spot arlanda! Congratulations for the SOTD!

arlanda
arlanda 5 years ago

Thanks António, you are always so nice. I am really happy to have you as a friend

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 5 years ago

very sweet!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 5 years ago

Amazing! Congratulations on your SOTD :)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Congrats on your SOTD!

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

Congratulations!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 5 years ago

Enhorabuena!

Arlanda,my friend i'am happy,amazing capture, perfect spotting,great photos,congrats again on one more SOTD,thanks for sharing with us your awesome spotting page,great work :-)

arlanda
arlanda 5 years ago

Thanks gatorfellows, thanks krystal

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 5 years ago

Congrats on your SOTD! Well-deserved for sure!

krystal.mejia
krystal.mejia 5 years ago

very awesome

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Lat: 40.53, Long: -3.69

Spotted on Dec 22, 2012
Submitted on Jan 18, 2013

Reference

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