Myxomycetes


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Myxomycetes

[‚mik·sə‚mī′sēd·ēz]
(biology)
Plasmodial (acellular or true) slime molds, a class of microorganisms of the division Mycota; they are on the borderline of the plant and animal kingdoms and have a noncellular, multinucleate, jellylike, creeping, assimilative stage (the plasmodium) which alternates with a myxameba stage.
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Preliminary evalution of the possible impact of climate change on myxomycetes.
This collection was previously used to prepare the Checklist of Myxomycetes from Mississippi in 1968.
However, information on the myxomycetes of Tennessee is relatively scarce (Cooley, 1934; Hageistein, 1940; Linder, 1941; Welden, 1951; Parr, 1979; Stephenson et al.
Myxomycetes nivicolas de la Comunidad de Cantabria.
In Brazil, information on the occurrence of Myxomycetes in inflorescences is scarce and dispersed in the literature (Cavalcanti and Mobin, 2004; Ferreira and Cavalcanti, 2010; Hochgesand and Gottsberger, 1996; Silva and Cavalcanti, 2010), and only Maimoni-Rodella and Cavalcanti (2006) deal specifically with the subject, recording the occurrence of five species in living plants of Hedychium coronarium J.
Tree canopy myxomycetes of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park were studied in relation to their association with certain tree species and bark pH.
Although widely distributed, myxomycetes (true slime molds, acellular slime molds, or plasmodial slime molds) have not been fully studied throughout Ohio.
Apparently the Myxomycetes are the only group of cryptogams with obligate tree canopy species.
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Students at CMSU will focus on the myxomycetes (true slime molds) collected in situ from the canopy.
Myxomycetes en ambientes nivales del macizo de Gudar y Javalambre.
The tree canopy biodiversity research project has led undergraduates to pinpoint specific topics for furthe r investigation such as the faunistics and taxonomy of tardigrades, the diversity and distribution of myxomycetes on oaks and the association of myxomycetes with mosses.