Stemonitis fusca

Stemonitis fusca is a species of slime mold. It fruits in clusters on dead wood and has distinctive tall brown sporangia supported on slender stalks with a total height of approximately 6–20 mm tall.[1]

Stemonitis fusca
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Fruiting bodies on rotting downed log of Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)
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S. fusca
Binomial name
Stemonitis fusca
Roth, 1787

SubspeciesEdit

Stemonitis fusca var. rufescens, Lister 1894

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Further readingEdit

  • McManus, M. Annunciata; Richmond, M. Vianney (1961). "Spore to Spore Culture on Agar of Stemonitis fusca". American Midland Naturalist. 65 (1): 246. doi:10.2307/2423016.
  • Gray, William D. (1936). "Notes on the plasmodial behaviour of Stemonitis fusca Roth". Proceedings Indian Academy of Sciences. Plant Sciences. 45: 74–6.

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