Species: Physarum decipiens M.A. CurtisGo Back
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Description:
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SPORANGIA: sessile, scattered, subglobose, 0.3 to 0.7 mm. diam., or forming terete curved or straight plasmodiocarps up to 4 mm. in length, rugulose or nearly smooth, yellow or orange; sporangial wall membranous, with included clusters of yellow lime-granules, the wall yellow on the inside.

CAPILLITIUM: yellow or pale orange, a coarse network charged with yellow lime-granules, sometimes with a few hyaline threads.

 
SPORES: F ree, 10 - 13 µm diam., violet-brown, spinulose, often paler and smoother on one side.

PLASMODIUM:
Yellow.
HABITAT:: On dead wood.

DISTRIBUTION: Cosmopolitan, known from Auckland and Otago Lakes.
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Macro images:
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Physarum decipiensScale bar
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 Scale = 1.3 mm.
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Physarum decipiensScale bar 
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 Scale = 0.1 mm.
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Physarum decipiensScale bar 
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 Scale = 0.5 mm.
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Micro images: 
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Physarum decipiens 
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Spores: Pale violet brown, minutely spiny, 10 to 13 µm in diameterMagnification = 1000x
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