QUODITCH EDUCATION DEVON
Myxomycetes derive their name from the Greek
myxa (slime) myketes (fungi)
But within a week or so it has gone a dull brown and
the spores are a deep purple.
There are other types of slime moulds
PROTOSTELIOMYCETES (or Protostelids)
as yet we have not photographed any but will add them as and when they occur.
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Page last updated 18th January 1999
Mushrooms and other fungi of Great Britain and
Europe, Roger Phillips (Macmillan Reference
Country Guides - Fungi of Britain and Northern
Europe, Paul Sterry (Chancellor Press 1991)
A Magna Field Guide - Mushrooms, Mirko Svrcek
(Magna Books 1994)
Encyclopaedia of Fungi - Gerrit J Keiser (Rebo Productions 1997)
Field Guide to the Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe - David Pegler (Kingfisher Books 1998)
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