Hat-thrower fungus (Pilobolus crystallinus)

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Hat-thrower fungus fact file

Hat-thrower fungus description

KingdomFungi
PhylumZygomycota
ClassZygomycetes
OrderMucorales
FamilyPilobolaceae
GenusPilobolus (1)

Information on the hat-thrower fungus is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Hat-thrower fungus status

This species is yet to be assessed by the IUCN.

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. ZipcodeZoo (April, 2010)
    http://zipcodezoo.com
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Hat-thrower fungus sporangiophores  
Hat-thrower fungus sporangiophores

© Eleanor Yarrow

Eleanor Yarrow
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

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