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Enerthenema cf. papillatum

Enerthenema cf. papillatum

Description:

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.

Habitat:

On a rotten pine trunk

Notes:

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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2 Comments

arlanda
arlanda 5 years ago

Thanks Sarah

sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 5 years ago

Very interesting spotting!

arlanda
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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