Red Raspberry Slime Tubifera ferruginosa (Batsch) J.F. Gmelin ferruginosa    
Kingdom Amoebozoa   >   Phylum Mycetozoa   >   Class Myxomycetes   >   Order Liceales   >   Family Lycogalaceae   >   Genus Tubifera   

Status:

Found in dense clusters on well-decayed logs or woody debris. Other Tubifera species, some perhaps recently described, might be found at the Tubifera species page.

Description:

Fruiting body: bright, rose-red when young, to purple-brown at maturity. The tips of the fruiting bodies (sporothecae) are rounded to acute at the tip and round in apical view. Subspecies acutissima has sporothecal tips that are apiculate at maturity.

There are 122 records in the project database.

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Red Raspberry Slime in Howard Co., Maryland (6/16/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Red Raspberry Slime in Howard Co., Maryland (6/9/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Red Raspberry Slime growing in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/18/2019). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

Red Raspberry Slime in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/3/2021). (c) johnbotany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)

Red Raspberry Slime in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/3/2021). (c) johnbotany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)

Red Raspberry Slime in Howard Co., Maryland (6/24/2014). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

Red Raspberry Slime in Harford Co., Maryland (6/4/2018). Photo by Mary Sweet. (MBP list)

Red Raspberry Slime in Calvert Co., Maryland (6/22/2020). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

Red Raspberry Slime in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/3/2016). Photo by Jane Kostenko. (MBP list)

Red Raspberry Slime in Howard Co., Maryland (6/15/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Red Raspberry Slime in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/26/2020). (c) Alice Thompson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by maraboustork via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Red Raspberry Slime in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/9/2020). (c) oriolekec1, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by oriolekec1 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Red Raspberry Slime in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/30/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Tubifera ferruginosa. Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)


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