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 ( http://myxomycet.com.ua/eng/taxa/hemitri... )
HABITAT: Decaying wood. DISTRIBUTION: cosmopolitan ( http://hiddenforest.co.nz/slime/index.ht... )
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Lat: 50.88, Long: 5.99
Spotted on Feb 25, 2012
Submitted on Feb 26, 2012