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Noun1.Myxomycetes - the class of true slime molds; essentially equivalent to the division Myxomycota
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
division Gymnomycota, division Myxomycota, Gymnomycota, Myxomycota - slime molds; organisms having a noncellular and multinucleate creeping vegetative phase and a propagative spore-producing stage: comprises Myxomycetes and Acrasiomycetes; in some classifications placed in the kingdom Protoctista
acellular slime mold, myxomycete, plasmodial slime mold, true slime mold - a slime mold of the class Myxomycetes
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After a substantial overview of the region, of mushrooms in general, and of mushrooms in the region, they profile species of 17 groups within the phyla Ascomycetes, Basidiomycetes, and Myxomycetes (the slime molds).
Characterization of myxomycetes in two different soils by TRFLP- analysis of partial 18S rRNA gene sequences, 6(April), 216-227.
Micologica Madrid 40: 25-35 (Flora, Myxomycetes, And, Esp, Portugal).
Myxomycetes associated with palm trees at the Sete Cidades National Park, Piaui, Piaui State, Brazil.
Seasonal population changes of myxomycetes and associated organisms in five non-woodl and soils, and correlations between their numbers and soil characteristics.
3]) Sample 1 Duplicate Sample algae - - Alternaria - - ascospores 75 225 basidiospores 633 633 Botrytis - - Cercospora - - Cladosporium 83 142 clear brown - - Curvularia - - Curvularia-Xike - - Dechslera/Bipolaris group - - Epicoccum - - Helicosporium / Helicomyces - - hyphal elements 8 - Monochaetia - - Nigrospora - - Oidium - - Penicillium/Aspergillus 150 83 group Peronospora - - smuts, Periconia, - - myxomycetes Torula - - unknown - - Total 949 1083 Table 6.
The plasmodium of the Myxomycetes is so sweet: the eyeless Prorhynchus has the dull color of the born-blind, and its proboscis stuffed with zoochlorellae solicits the oxygen of the Frontoniella antypyretica: he carries his pharynx in a rosette, a locomotive requirement, horned, stupid, and not at all calcareous .
Composition and Ecology of Myxomycetes in a Temperate Deciduous Forest of Southeastern Ohio.
The fossils are tiny swarm cells, a stage in the development of the fungus myxomycetes, also known as slime moulds.