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Enerthenema papillatum

Enerthenema papillatum


Myxomycete. 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.


Decaying pine trunk.


Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/60 sec.; f/32; ISO Speed Rating: 400. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. Flash fired

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arlanda 5 years ago

Added to "Slime Molds" mission

arlanda 6 years ago

I changed the first picture

arlanda 6 years ago

Thanks Argy, it looks like a different world, doesn't it?

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Pic #2 is a gem.

Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Lat: 40.53, Long: -3.69

Spotted on Nov 19, 2012
Submitted on Dec 31, 2012

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