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Morphological variation and taxonomic characters in Cribraria (Myxomycetes) from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in eastern USA

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Cribraria is one of the most taxonomically difficult genera in the myxomycetes. The genus as a whole is well characterized but several of the currently accepted species are vaguely defined with ranges of morphological variation overlapping. Morphological characters are discussed based on specimens of eleven species from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in eastern U.S.A. Cribraria persoonii, C. piriformis and C. vulgaris are reported from the National Park for the first time, making a total of 21 species of the genus so far recorded in the Park. Other species discussed in some detail include C. elegans, C. intricata, C. languescens, C. macrocarpa and C. oregana. Light photomicrographs illustrate most of the species.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: May 1, 2010

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  • Nova Hedwigia is an international journal publishing original, peer-reviewed papers on current issues of taxonomy, morphology, ultrastructure and ecology of all groups of cryptogamic plants, including cyanophytes/cyanobacteria and fungi. The half-tone plates in Nova Hedwigia are known for their high quality, which makes them especially suitable for the reproduction of photomicrographs and scanning and transmission electron micrographs.
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