Phylum: Amoebozoa Class: Myxogastria
Order: Physarida Family: Physaraceae
Species: Physarum album (Bull.) Chevall.
Synonyms: Physarum nutans
Physarum nutans var. nutans
Sphaerocarpus albus
Tilmadoche nutans
Trichia alba
Common Name:

A Slime Mould
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Physarum albumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Alnus glutinosa (4)
Fraxinus excelsior (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Rotting Wood (6)
Castanea sativa (2)
Leaf Litter (1)
Log (1)
Moss (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (1)
September (9)
October (6)