Metatrichia vesparium
of Roosevelt
(Currently Limited to Myxomycetes)

Special thanks to Dr. Eugene Varney for his assistance in identification of Myxomycetes.


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Ceratiomyxales Ceratiomyxaceae Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa (Müll.) Macbr. [Coral Slime]
    Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa var. poroides _ [Poroid Coral Slime]
Liceales Cribariaceae Dictydium cancellatum (Batsch) Macbr. [?]
  Reticulariaeceae Lycogala epidendrum (L.) Fr. [Wolf's Milk Slime]
Physarales Physaraceae Fuligo septica (L.) Wiggers [Scrambled-egg Slime]
Stemonitales Stemonitaceae Stemonitis fusca Roth [Chocolate Tube Slime, Chocolate Hair]
Trichiales Trichiaceae Arcyria denudata (L.) Wettstein [Cotton Candy Slime]
    Hemitrichia calyculata (Speg.) Farr []
    Metatrichia vesparium (Batsch) Nann.-Brem.
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    Trichia varia (Pers.) Pers. [none]


Farr, M. L. 1981. How to know the true slime molds. (Wm. C. Brown, Dubuque). viii+132 pp.
Katsaros, P. 1989. Illustrated guide to common slime molds. (Mad River Press, Eureka). vi+66 pp.
Lincoff, G. 1981. The Audubon Society field guide to North American mushrooms. (Knopf, New York). 926 pp.
Martin, G. W., C. J. Alexopoulos, and M. L. Farr. 1983. The genera of myxomycetes, 2nd ed. (Univ. Iowa Press, Iowa City). xii+561 pp.
Stephenson, S. L. and H. Stempen. 1994. Myxomycetes. A handbook of slime molds. (Timber Press, Portland). 183 pp.

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