|Species: Physarum flavicomum Berk.|
|SPORANGIA: total height 1 to 2 mm., subglobose, flattened beneath and sometimes above, nodding, about 0.5 mm. diam., yellow, gray, bronze, or dark and iridescent from the absence of lime, stalked; sporangial wall membranous, colorless above, yellowish below, stouter and persistent at the base. |
STALK: slender, subulate, twisted, without lime, red, copper-colored, or pale brown.
CAPILLITIUM: a close net work of hyaline threads, with numerous yellow, fiat expansions at the axils, firmly attached to the base of the sporangium, and usually persistent after dispersal of the spores; lime nodes usually small, angular, yellow.
|SPORES: Violet-brown, nearly smooth, 7-10 µm in diameter.|
PLASMODIUM: Yellowish green.
|HABITAT: On dead wood.|
DISTRIBUTION: Cosmopolitan, known from Auckland and Southland.
|Scale = 0.7 mm.|
|Fruiting body's: With the peridium just starting to break up.||Scale = 0.7 mm.|
|Fruiting body's: During spore dispersal.||Scale = 0.8 mm.|
|Fruiting body's: With spore dispersal nealy complet showing the yellow capillitium||Scale = 0.8 mm.|
|Odd globose fruiting body's this seams to be quite a variable species|
|Plasmodium: Yellowish green.|
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