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Enerthenema papillatum

Enerthenema papillatum

Description:

Slime mold, Myxomycetes. It presents stalked sporangia, globose, fuscous, becoming purplish brown or ferruginous as the pores are dispersed. 0.4 to 0.7 mm in diameter and 1.0-1.5 mm tall. Stalk black, opaque, attenuate above, about half of the total height. Columella extending to the apex of the sporangium and there expanding as a small cup. Capillitium attached to the apical disk. Spores olivaceous fuscous in mass.

Habitat:

Dead wood. Pine tree and evergreen oak forest

Notes:

Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/60 sec.; f/32; ISO Speed Rating: 1000. Exposure Bias: 0 EV. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. Flash fired

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Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Lat: 40.53, Long: -3.68

Spotted on Oct 17, 2014
Submitted on Feb 10, 2015

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