Comprehensive Description

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Physarum braunianum De Bary; Rost. Monog. 105. 1874
Sporangia sessile, subglobose to erect-ovate, 0.3-0.5 mm. in diameter, scattered or clustered but not heaped, brown or reddish-brown, speckled with pale spots, or with scanty lime and then darker when filled with spores; peridium membranous, colorless except for included clusters of yellow or red lime-granules and occasional red streaks; capillitium a network of small, angular or branching, white, yellowish, or red nodes connected by hyaline threads; spores violet-brown, spinulose, 81 /x in diameter.
Type locality: Germany.
Habitat: Dead leaves.
Distribution: Eastern United States from Maine to Florida; Europe.
bibliographic citation
George Willard Martin, Harold William Rickett. 1949. FUNGI; MYXOMYCETES; CERATIOMYXALES, LICEALES, TEICHIALES, STEMONITALES, PHYSARALES. North American flora. vol 1. New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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