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Arcyria ferruginea aborted

Arcyria ferruginea !!


Sporocarps usually in dense groups, sharing a common hypothallus. Sporocarps at first spherical, ovate, short-cylindrical or pyriform, 1-2 mm tall, 0.5-1.0 mm diam., brownish orange, terracotta, ochraceous, olive or olive-brown. Stalk 0.3-0.8 mm long, concolorous with the sporotheca. Calyculus large, with a reticulum on the inside and a smooth rim. Capillitium elastic, connected only to the stalk apex, basal tubules 2-3 µm diam., 5-6 µm in the upper part, with free ends and sometimes with ± circular thickenings, decorated with warts and ± spirally arranged rings and half-rings and usually reticulate ridges. Spores pale ochraceous, 9-11 µm diam. Plasmodium pink, salmon or cream-coloured.---- [Description from ( ) ] --- Here the SPORES-----> ( ),the ripe stage : ( ) and the original stage of encounter : ( )


Nomenclature: Nomen Eumycetozoa Website, IndexFungorum -Taxonomic Position: Myxomycota, Myxomycetes, Trichiales,Arcyriaceae [Dictionary of the Fungi] -Worldwide distribution: Eumycetozoa Project Website, Robigalia -Associated organism: Quercus -Records from Ukraine: Robigalia, Distribution map -Bibliographic reference: Целле, 1925; Підопличка, 1932; Krzemieniewska, 1934; Зерова та ін., 1967; Новожилов, 1993; Minter, Dudka, 1996; Кривомаз, 2003; Леонтьев, 2006а, 2007; Морозова, 2007; Дудка, Кривомаз, 2008, 2009


the last time i revisited the location to take a look at the more matured stage of pink-colony, i found this before the already discovered colony, they must been late, and had because of the weather/temperatur-conditions (fast snow-cover, which stayed 1-2 weeks ) expirience some stess at the developement or (or as the title suggest) arborted just half way. !!?

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Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago


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Heerlen, Limburg, Netherlands

Spotted on Feb 12, 2012
Submitted on Feb 24, 2012

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