Chocolate Tube Slime (splendens) Stemonitis splendens Rostaf  


Occurs on decayed hardwood. Fruiting bodies occur in dense clusters. Thin stalk is less than 1/4 length of a sporangium (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 3 records in the project database.

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The fruiting bodies (sporangia) of Chocolate Tube Slime (splendens) in Howard Co., Maryland (5/29/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Chocolate Tube Slime (splendens) in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/21/2018). Determined by Bob Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

The spores from Chocolate Tube Slime (splendens) collected in Howard Co., Maryland (5/29/2016). Round, reticulated, light brown; measured 7.0 – 7.7 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

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