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Slime Mold Plasmodium

Arcyria sp.


Plasmodium of Arcyria sp., a slime mold, that happens to be in the proximity of grown specimens (at 1 cm of distance), see Plasmodium is an early stage in the development of slime molds. In this case is just before the formation of the sporangia, the fruiting bodies of the slime mold.


Spotted on a rotten pine tree trunk


Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/60 sec.; f/32; ISO Speed Rating: 200. Exposure Bias: 0EV. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. Flash fired

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arlanda 5 years ago

Identified as Arcyria sp. plasmodium

arlanda 5 years ago

Thanks Maria

arlanda 5 years ago

Thanks Fyn, it's a honor for me to be nomínate

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

What a cool spotting -- looks a bit like insect eggs on legs! :)

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 5 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

arlanda 5 years ago

Thanks Ava

arlanda 5 years ago

Thanks venusflytrap2000

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 5 years ago

awesome image, arlanda!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 5 years ago

That's amazing and lovely.

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Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Spotted on Oct 17, 2014
Submitted on Dec 18, 2014

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