Family: Physaraceae
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Protozoa:> Myxomycota:> Myxomycetes:> Physarale:> Physaraceae:> Badhamia, Craterium, Fuligo, Leocarpus, Physarum, Willkommlangea.
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The most important characteristic of this family is the presence of lime (calcium carbonate) deposits, which may occur in the peridium, capillitium, or stalk of the fruiting body. The spore mass colour is normally dark brown to purple-brown to black. 
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Genus: Badhamia
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Badhamia foliicolaBadhamia foliicola
Badhamia utricularis Badhamia utricularis
Badhamia sp.Badhamia sp.
  
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Genus: Craterium
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A distinctive genus based on the goblet shape of the sporangia with four species know to accrue in New Zealand these have circumscissile dehiscence and separate by a distinct lid. 
Craterium leucocephalum
Craterium leucocephalum
Craterium minutum
Craterium minutum

   
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Genus: Fuligo
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Fuligo septica
Fuligo septica



  
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Genus: Leocarpus
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Leocarpus fragilis
Leocarpus fragilis


  
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Genus: Physarum
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The most important characteristic of this family is the presence of lime (calcium carbonate) deposits, which may occur in the peridium, capillitium, or stalk of the fruiting body. The spore mass colour is normally dark brown to purple-brown to black. 
Physarum album
Physarum album

Physarum vernum
Physarum bitectum
Physarum bivalve
Physarum bivalve

Physarum bogoriense
Physarum bogoriense
 
Physarum cinereum
Physarum cinereum

Physarum compressum
Physarum compressum
Physarum contextum
Physarum contextum
Physarum decipiens
Physarum decipiens
 
Physarum flavicomumPhysarum flavicomum
Physarum globuliferumPhysarum globuliferum
Physarum hongkongensePhysarum hongkongense
Physarum lateritium
Physarum lateritium
Physarum leucophaeumPhysarum leucophaeum
Physarum melleumPhysarum melleum
Physarum nucleatumPhysarum nucleatum
Physarum pusillumPhysarum pusillum  
Physarum viride
Physarum viride
       
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Genus: Willkommlangea
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Willkommlangea reticulata
Willkommlangea reticulata



  
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