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(class Ceratiomyxomycetes)

A genus of slime moulds; in C. fruticulosa the fruiting bodies are variable, but typically they are branched white columns 1–10 mm tall. C. fruticulosa is common and very widely distributed, being found on bark, rotting wood, etc., from Arctic to tropical regions. Two other species of Ceratiomyxa are found in tropical and subtropical regions.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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