Myxomycetes of the Gojus Forest

Gražina Adamonytė

Data about slime mould (Myxomycetes) detected in the Gojus Forest during the investigations carried out in summer of 2004 are presented in the article. The myxomycetes are fungus-like organisms people know little about. They are very mysterious and present quite a few puzzles for scholars studying them.

Even 58 species of slime mould were detected in the Gojus Forest, including species rare in Europe, such as Arcyria globosa, Clastoderma pachypus, Physarum murinum, and P penetrale.