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Enerthenema cf. papillatum

Enerthenema cf. papillatum


Myxomycete in very wet conditions. E. papillatum 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.


On a rotten pine trunk


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

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arlanda 5 years ago

Thanks Sarah

sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 5 years ago

Very interesting spotting!

arlanda 5 years ago

ID changed to Enerthenema cf. papillatum

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Lat: 40.53, Long: -3.69

Spotted on Nov 7, 2013
Submitted on Jan 15, 2014

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