Coral Slime Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa (O.F. Müller) T. Macbride    Synonyms: Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa var. fruticulosa.
Kingdom Amoebozoa   >   Phylum Mycetozoa   >   Class Myxomycetes   >   Order Ceratiomyxales   >   Family Ceratiomyxaceae   >   Genus Ceratiomyxa   

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Until recently Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa and Ceratiomyxa porioides were considered varieties of Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa. They have since been split into separate species, but they both retain the common name Coral Slime.

There are 56 records in the project database.

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Coral Slime in Howard Co., Maryland (8/25/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Coral Slime in Baltimore Co., Maryland (11/5/2017). Photo by Edwin Guevara. (MBP list)

Coral Slime in Howard Co., Maryland (5/21/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Coral Slime growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/4/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa at Shad Landing, Worcester Co., Maryland (5/21/2013). Found on a fallen, decorticate (i.e., without bark) conifer branch. Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Coral Slime in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/15/2015). (c) scottyastro, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Coral Slime in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/31/2019). (c) William J. Davis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND). Photo by William J. Davis via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Coral Slime in Washington Co., Maryland (8/8/2020). (c) romainclem, all rights reserved. Photo by romainclem via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Coral Slime in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/31/2019). (c) William J. Davis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND). Photo by William J. Davis via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa. Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Coral Slime in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/30/2009). Photo by Kerry Wixted. (MBP list)


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