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Lamproderma cribrarioides (Fries) R
Sv. Bot. Tidskr. 4: 259. 1911.
SUmonitis Cribrarioides Pries, Syst. Myc. 3: 163. 1829. Lamproderma Lycopodii Raunk. Bot. Tidssk. 17: 90. 1888.
* as "Debaryianum.
»» Sporangia globose, 0.8-1 mm. in diameter, scattered or clustered, sessile or with very short stalks, rarely plasmodiocarpous, purple-brown, iridescent, the total height 1-2 mm.; peridium membranous, hyaline above, purplish-brown below; stalk, when present, black, often flattened or membranous, 0.1-0.6 mm. high; columella cylindric, penetrating the sporangium to one-half or two-thirds its height, absent in plasmodiocarpous forms; capillitium a network of pale purplish-brown, flexuous threads which are stout at the base, slender and colorless at the tips; spores black in mass, dark purplish-brown by transmitted light, regularly and distinctly reticulate by narrow bands 0.5-1.5 x high forming a net of 8-24 meshes to the hemisphere, 1 1-16 p in diameter.
Type locality: Germany.
Habitat : Coniferous wood and litter of various sorts. -. q , \(l
Distribution : Colorado ; Europe. CJuIaA AMML/OTV«-D / 7 * I J
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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