Description and culture of a new succulenticolous Didymium (Myxomycetes).

  title={Description and culture of a new succulenticolous Didymium (Myxomycetes).},
  author={Carlos Lado and Julio Mosquera and Arturo Estrada-Torres and Esperanza Beltr{\'a}n-Tejera and Diana Wrigley de Basanta},
  volume={99 4},
A new succulenticolous Myxomycete species, Didymium wildpretii, found on decaying remains of various species of cacti, is described from two arid zones of the world. This species was collected from central Mexico, at the southern limit of the Chihuahuan Desert, and from the Canary Islands (Spain). The new species has small, pale yellow sporocarps, 0.1-0.7 mm high, that are sessile or have short, orange-yellow, calcareous stalks and small, uniformly warted spores. The stability of the taxonomic… CONTINUE READING