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Leucogloea compressa

Leucogloea compressa


A diminutive example of Fungi Imperfecti, which are fungi for which a sexually reproductive stage of the life cycle has not been found. They are anamorphs and have only an asexual reproductive stage, lacking the teleomorph (fruiting body/sexual reproductive stage). Resembling a slime mold, they form small grayish white cushions on dead hardwood. Sizes ranged from 1-3mm.


Rotting wood in a deciduous forest.

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Christine Y.
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Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Nov 2, 2017
Submitted on Jan 9, 2018

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