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Trichia decipiens

Trichia decipiens

Description:

hundreds of signal orange fire-pearls...



No species ID suggestions

28 Comments (1–25)

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 6 years ago

Bánhalmi, just noticed your comment - no, it's a slime mold which are not counted to fungi anymore. But thanks for the note.

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

Added to "Slime moulds" mission

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

Added to mission "Beauty of Decay"

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

thx for the link, Clive

MikeyBanhalmi
MikeyBanhalmi 7 years ago

I think this pics is in wrong place. It's a fungus...

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

Thank you for the guess, Clive - it's also possible; you are right.
The immature look pretty much similar.

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

thanks both

arlanda
arlanda 7 years ago

Very nice slime mold Lars

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Beautiful

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

Thanks, Bee :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

What an amazing sight - wonderful stuff. Thanks.

surekha
surekha 7 years ago

Great! I'm glad it helped :)

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

Awesome - we made it to the exact species.
This is very most likely the Trichia decipiens - I already figured it to be from the Trichiia family but surekha gave the final hint.
Thanks to all for the help!

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 7 years ago

hi lars, back then i knew not much about (for me formerly : schimmelpilze), but after "monkey-mind & nana- puppets" comment on my spotting [ http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/762... ], i got some docus of slime molds (it is in german and VERY interessting [take a look]) , after that i have read/seen/learned a lot about them. Now i would say , you had spotted the fruiting-form/stage of an slime mold. I dont have much references yet (will get some nice slime mold {amoebozoa} - books), but the suggestion from "surekha" seems very possible. therefore : TRICHIA DECIPIENS ---> notice the brght orange ball on a somewhat MILKY stem. [ PS: i will set my amoebozoas still under fungi.]

surekha
surekha 7 years ago

Pls look at Trichia decipiens, if possible!

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

Finally narrowed it down to a type of Amoebozoa (wich is commonly known as slime mold) - no fungus but an amoeboid.
The exact species is still unknown.

surekha
surekha 7 years ago

Ymw, Lars!
The more I get hooked on to the trail... gets interesting :)
Please take a look :
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Slime_...

Found one img on : http://www.ruthieristich.com/blog/200909... ( agree totally with Ruthie calling it the Hobbit's Glen! beautiful forest)


LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

Thanks surekha, but no, these amanitas are much larger than my spotting (even the juvenilest) and they are basicly an American type.
The caps of my spotting have not been larger than 3mm and they appear to be the adult state. Again thanks for your effort.

surekha
surekha 7 years ago

Could it be - American Caesar mushroom
(Amanita caesarea)
http://botit.botany.wisc.edu/toms_fungi/...

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

Leocarpus fragilis seems to be specialized on (alive?) conifers...i spotted this on very rotten deadwood (most likely oak)

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

Great - thanks, Meik...I'll check that.
And yes, Alex is also on my facebook...we keep the contact there, too.
But he also has not had specific idea yet

Meik
Meik 7 years ago

Ah, maybe I found something!
You might want to check out Leocarpus fragilis.

Meik
Meik 7 years ago

Wow, beautiful! My first guess was that it is something like the yelly spot, when I recognized the tiny stems of the mushroom. I'll let you know if I find something. AlexKonig has a great many mushrooms in his collection, maybe you'll find something there. http://www.projectnoah.org/users/AlexKon...

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

Meik, any idea on this one?

Hohenhorn, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Lat: 53.48, Long: 10.37

Spotted on Oct 3, 2011
Submitted on Oct 3, 2011

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