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Old 08/03/2007, 04:21 PM   #1
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Longitudinal Fission, Pedal Laceration....

Hey all,

I see what looks like super small mushrooms on my live rock. They're all very light brown colored and are located near my main colonies of each mushroom. I know mushrooms can reproduce by longitudinal fission, but I do not think this is the case. And I believe pedal laceration occurs when they move themselves around and leave a piece of them on the rock to grow into another mushroom....

is there any other way mushrooms reproduce?


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Old 08/03/2007, 05:04 PM   #2
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Sure,

If you drop them in a blender for a few seconds.

Seriously I think they can reproduce in almost any way.


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Old 08/03/2007, 05:09 PM   #3
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I've heard of them being cut in 4 different pieces and all 4 grow...


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Old 08/03/2007, 05:33 PM   #4
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What about ways they reproduce without human intervention? No cutting, no fragging them....and no blending them


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Old 08/03/2007, 05:36 PM   #5
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my ricordia yuma walks around the rock it's on, and it just leaves little babies behind. I never need to "frag" it. Hard part is fragging pieces off the big rock it's on.


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Old 08/05/2007, 09:18 PM   #6
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Chk this out, Ant.

http://advancedaquarist.com/issues/oct2002/invert.htm


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