No Common Name Hemitrichia calyculata (Spegazzini) M.L. Farr    Synonyms: Hemitrichia stipitata.
Kingdom Amoebozoa   >   Phylum Mycetozoa   >   Class Myxomycetes   >   Order Trichiales   >   Family Trichiaceae   >   Genus Hemitrichia   

Status:

Found in dense clusters on well-decayed logs or stumps.

Description:

Fruiting body: Up to 1/8" (3 mm); some shade of yellow; cottony mass in a shallow cup on short, thin, dark stalk. Compare to similar H. clavata, which has a more elongated cup.

There are 25 records in the project database.

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Hemitrichia calyculata in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). Determined by Lance Biechele. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Hemitrichia calyculata sporangia in Howard Co., Maryland (6/29/2016). Determined by Jo and Bob Solem. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Hemitrichia calyculata in Howard Co., Maryland (7/15/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Hemitrichia calyculata. Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Hemitrichia calyculata in Howard Co., Maryland (11/8/2011). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Hemitrichia calyculata specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (9/18/2014). Nearly round, slightly reticulated; measured 6.9-7.4 X 6.4-7.0 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Hemitrichia calyculata in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/9/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)


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