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Arcyria sp.

A slime mould

Arcyria sp. have a stalked sporangium with a well developed slender stalk to about 1mm

Sporangia:- cylindrical gregarious and crowded; colour varies with species.

Peridium :- thin fragile typically separating by a definite line of dehiscence just above the base leaving a cup like calyculus.

Capillitium:- consists of a network of threads marked with cogs and rings and is firmly attached to the inner surface of the calyculus; often this expands to more than twice the height of the original sporangium after dehiscence.

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Species information

  • Arcyria sp. Scientific name
  • A slime mould Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Non-Invasive
  • 0m to 817m Recorded at altitude
  • Machine learning
  • External link More information
  • Synonyms

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