Red Raspberry Slime (acutissima) Tubifera ferruginosa acutissima Leontyev, Schnittler, S.L. Stephenson & L.M. Walker    
Kingdom Amoebozoa   >   Phylum Mycetozoa   >   Class Myxomycetes   >   Order Liceales   >   Family Lycogalaceae   >   Genus Tubifera   


Fruiting bodies (sporothecae) are bright red when young and mature to a dark brown. The tips of the fruiting bodies are acuminate to apiculate at maturity and round in apical view. Subspecies ferruginosa has sporothecal tips that are rounded to acute at maturity.

There are 5 records in the project database.

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Red Raspberry Slime (acutissima) in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/25/2020). (c) jwlowe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jwlowe via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

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