A description of some of the Myxomycetes that I have found.

Leocarpus fragilis (Dicks.) Rostaf.

Saturday18th July 2020

Leocarpus fragilis is one of the most striking of slime moulds…

A sample of spruce bark was collected from Oldcroft Plantation on 23rd January 2019, and incubated in moist chamber. In March, small sporangia began to appear, attracting attention by their bronze or...

One of the commonest slime moulds, and perhaps also one of the most variable, Didymium squamulosum can occur in the form of sessile or stalked sporangia, plasmodiocarps, or a combination of them all...

Sporangia solitary or widely scattered on substrate, pale buff, stalked, to 1mm tall. Sporocysts spherical or slightly ovate, 0.4 mm diameter (sometimes slightly larger), stalk to 0.6 mm, pale,...

Stemonitopsis typhina - the silk stocking myxo.

After a couple of days of heavy rain followed by warmth, myxos were cropping up all over Nagshead.

This small group of aethalia of an uncommon slime mould was found in Faskally Forest, Perthshire, Scotland, on the 8th May 2018, emerging from the sawn end of a conifer log. The hypothallus was...

A spongy mass of plasmodilum on beech leaf litter was collected in Lady Park Wood, Forest of Dean on 7th April 2017:  The plasmodium was cream coloured, and darkened over the following 24 hours as it...

Profiles of Myxomycetes