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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.
ABSTRACT--A survey of myxomycetes was conducted at three sites within Rutherford County, Tennessee, during September and October of 1989 and from April through mid-July 1990.
This work enlarges the knowledge on the distribution of floricolous Myxomycetes in the Neotropics, investigating the occupation of the microhabitat offered by H.
No new records for Ohio were found in the various Athens County myxomycete studies.
Myxomycetes recolectados sobre Eucalyptus globulus Labill en Galicia.
The fossils are tiny swarm cells, a stage in the development of the fungus myxomycetes, also known as slime moulds.
The displacement of one cell lineage by another in some other groups has been suggested to occur in chimeras of cellular slime molds (Buss, 1982), myxomycetes (Clark and Collins, 1973), fungi (Davis, 1950), sponges (Van de Vyver, 1988; Mukai, 1992), and hydractiniid hydroids (Hauenschild, 1956; Muller, 1964).
Aportacion ao conecemento dos Myxomycetes na provincia de Lugo.
Los hongos ("fungi", de acuerdo con el sentido tradicional), acorde con los avances de estudios ultraestructurales, bioquimicos y moleculares consisten en un grupo polifiletico que comprende tres Reinos: a) Chromista, que incluye los "hongos acuaticos" (Oomycetes y Labyrinthulomycetes); b) FUNGI; c) Protozoa, comunmente conocidos como "hongos mucilaginosos" o Myxomycetes.
Lycid larvae are reported to be predacious by some authors (Miller 1988; Triplehorn & Johnson 2005) while other authors (Lawrence 1991; Marshall 2006; McCabe & Johnson 1979; Withycombe 1926) report that they feed on myxomycetes, fungi, or fermenting plant juices.
Twenty-four Ascomycetes (5 orders, 7 families, and 12 genera) and 17 Myxomycetes (5 orders, 7 families, and 14 genera) were found on the logs.
Flora, Myxomycetes, Ascomycetes, Basiodiomycetes, Teliomycetes, L).