Profiles of Myxomycetes

Also notes on various other topics that have attracted my interest - a sort of latter-day Naturalist’s “Cabinet of Curiosities”

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...

The book had evidently belonged to H. Isabel Adams, but who was she? Mrs Harriet Isabel Adams FLS (1863-1952) illustrated and wrote “Wild Flowers of the British Isles”, which was published in two...

Daniel Sherrin (English, 1868 - 1940) was born in Brentwood, Essex in 1870.