Stemonaria liaoningensis, sp. nov. (Myxomycetes,
Stemonitidaceae) from northern China
B. Zhang & Y. Li*
Engineering Research Center of Chinese Ministry of Education for Edible and Medicinal Fungi Jilin Agricultural University, 2888 Xincheng Street, Changchun 130118, People’s Republic of China
B. Zhang & Y. Li (2012) sp. nov. (Myxomycetes, Stemonitidaceae) from northern China. – Sydowia 64 (2): 329–333.
Stemonaria liaoningensis, collected from Liaoning Province in China, is described as a new species. It is characterized by a capillitium with thicker and darker basal branches and successive thinner branches and by spores of about 7–10 µm in diam. ornamented with rows of warts forming an irregular net with many elongate meshes. A key to all recognized species of is presented.
Keywords: taxonomy, SEM, slime molds.