myxomycetes myxomycetes

Definition(s):

  • (n) the class of true slime molds; essentially equivalent to the division Myxomycota

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  • Tuleyome Tales: No, it’s not ‘the blob,’ it’s a slime mold

    NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – You see them often in wild areas, especially after a light rain: strikingly brilliant colors against the browns of the forest. They are often mistaken for some kind of fungi, but they’re not; nor are they really plants or any kind of animals. They are the Myxomycetes: slime molds. Starting off as nearly invisible single-celled formations born from spores, they can live out ...
    on April 27, 2014     Source: Lake County News

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