Stemonitis sp. Stemonitis sp.    Synonyms: Pipe Cleaner Slime.
Kingdom Amoebozoa   >   Phylum Mycetozoa   >   Class Myxomycetes   >   Order Stemonitales   >   Family Stemonitidaceae   >   Genus Stemonitis   

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MBP is currently placing all Stemonitis records at the genus level due to challenges with identification. Species identification requires examination of spores and surface net microscopically (S. Lloyd, pers. comm.).

There are 34 records in the project database.

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A Stemonitis species growing in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/22/2019). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A Stemonitis species in Howard Co., Maryland (6/3/2014). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

A Stemonitis species in Howard Co., Maryland (6/16/2015). See spore photo from same date. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

The fruiting bodies (sporangia) of a Stemonitis species in Howard Co., Maryland (5/29/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Stemonitis species in Howard Co., Maryland (6/16/2015). See spore photo. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Stemonitis species in Carroll Co., Maryland (7/28/2018). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

A Stemonitis species in Howard Co., Maryland (6/16/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Stemonitis species in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/30/2017). Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

Stemonitis species in Howard Co., Maryland (6/2/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A Stemonitis species in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (11/5/2016). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Stemonitis species in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/22/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Stemonitis species in Howard Co., Maryland (6/22/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Stemonitis species in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/23/2017). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Stemonitis species in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/21/2017). (c) kwixted0, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Kerry Wixted. (MBP list)

A Stemonitis species in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/6/2019). Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Stemonitis species in Frederick Co., Maryland (11/16/2019). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A Stemonitis species in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/26/2013). Lance Biechele notes, "This slime mold once appeared as 'hair growing on wood' at the Chicago World's Fair." Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

A Stemonitis species in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/21/2018). Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

A Stemonitis species in Howard Co., Maryland (8/21/2018). Photo by Sierra Barkdoll. (MBP list)

A Stemonitis specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (6/16/2015). Round, reticulated, brown; measured 7.6-8.1 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Stemonitis species in Caroline Co., Maryland (11/29/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Stemonitis species in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/23/2017). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Stemonitis species in Howard Co., Maryland (5/29/2016). Round, reticulated, light brown; measured 7.0 x 7.7 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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