This is the first and the only fruit body present to date, in a Flowering dogwood bark culture that began back on the 6th of November 2019, over a period of 20 days. As for size of the fruit body, the photograph was taken at 100x with a Zeiss…
"I oftentimes have molds in my moist chamber cultures and the mycelia can be a nuisance but given some time, it eventually goes away or confines itself to one area in the culture. The slime mold seems not to be bothered or affected by it. …"
"I find this to be normal in most all of my moist chambers. The plasmodium and the tracks left behind as it moves about the petri dish are all a dirty brown color. Actually it is quite a help if the plasmodium happens to be an…"
"Until now, I always fancied or dreamed of being able to work with an electron microscope. I never realized however, just how much and what all else there was involved in preparing specimens for observation. Needless to say, I have…"
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Citizen scientist, amateur naturalist and researcher who studies Eumycetozoans among others. Currently my studies are of corticolous myxomycetes, fungi and other tree bark-dwelling organisms. Other interests include Paleontology, Geology, Mass extinctions, Evolution and environmental science