Species: Badhamia foliicola Lister Go Back
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Description:
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SPORANGIA: subglobose or occasionally piriform, 0.5 to 1 mm. diam., or forming short plasmodiocarps, sessile and crowded, or on short, yellowish gray stalks standing singly, grayish or bluish. iridescent; sporangial wall with scanty lime deposits, often absent.

STALK: when present, short, yellowish.

PERIDIUM: thin, rugulose, sparingly calcareous, white or hyaline when empty.

CAPILLITIUM: a uniform network of slender strands filled with white lime granules.

 
SPORES: free, rarely loosely clustered, violet-brown, minutely spinulose, 8-11 (jl diam.

PLASMODIUM: yellowish white to yellow or orange.
HABITAT: On leaves, straw, twigs, etc., also on wood.

DISTRIBUTION: Auckland Wellington and North Canterbury
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Macro images:
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Badhamia foliicolaScale bar
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 Scale = 0.6 mm.
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Badhamia foliicolaScale bar 
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 Scale = 0.6 mm.
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Badhamia foliicolaScale bar 
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 Scale = 1.7 mm.
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Badhamia foliicolaScale bar 
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 Scale = 0.8 mm.
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Badhamia foliicolaScale bar 
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 Scale = 0.8 mm.
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