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yellow-fuzz cone slime Mold - (nl-Doorschijnend langdraadwatje)

Hemitrichia clavata (Pers.) Rostaf


Sporocarps stalked, gregarious or crowded, 1-2 mm total height. Sporothecae broadly clavate or pyriform, olivaceous yellow. Peridium shining, dehiscent above, 50-66% remaining as a goblet-shaped cup, marked within by rather coarse papillae or broken reticulations. Stalk rather short, attenuated downwards and merging gradually above into the base of the sporotheca, hollow, filled with spore-like cells, yellow above, shading into reddish brown below. Hypothallus thin, dark, reddish brown. Capillitium yellow or somewhat olivaceous, ± elastic, the threads 4.5-6.5 µm diam., closely wound with 4-5 spirals, minutely pilose, with occasional free ends, these often swollen, obtuse or tipped with a broad-based apiculus 2-4 µm long. Spores pale yellow, globose or subglobose, coarsely papillate, the papillae frequently elongated into ridges which form a ± complete reticulum visible only under high magnification, 7-9 µm diam. Plasmodium white ( )


HABITAT: Decaying wood. DISTRIBUTION: cosmopolitan ( )


A often used site isn,t avialable for me right now, will update additiniol info, when that problem is fixed !!

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Thanks Alex... another great spotting to learn from.

AlexKonig 7 years ago

hi arlanda -i just tried it again, have selected "no mission assigned" and "saved" it, but still all 3 missions are selected !!. maybe i will ask a ranger again to undo the lichen mission for this slime mold. :)

arlanda 7 years ago

Hej Alex, I tried to eliminate your spotting from the lichens mission but I could not. I have no option to do it!
I checked in my spottings that if I edit them and then I click on the already selected mission then I do unselect it. Cant you do it?
It is strange!:)

AlexKonig 7 years ago

sorry arlanda, I don't got confused and you don't miss anything. It was accidentally, i was creating the spotting, while selecting the mission, my pc stuck and in place of slime mold i selected lichen. NOW, no problem but, i expirience the Bug: "when i select a mission, i myself CANNOT deselect it again". i must get help of a ranger or noah must clean up the bugs. Cannot you (as mission-creator) kick this spotting out of the mission? would be appreciated! otherwise i will ask a ranger after i collected some more bugs, i cannot clean up myself, to get a helping hand !!! :)

arlanda 7 years ago

nice spotting, BTW

arlanda 7 years ago

Alex, this spotting is a slime mold, not a lichen. You got confused or do I miss something?? :)

Heerlen, Limburg, Netherlands

Lat: 50.88, Long: 5.99

Spotted on Feb 25, 2012
Submitted on Feb 26, 2012

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