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Wolf's Milk Slime?

Description:

Is this a wolf's milk slime? Lycogala epidendrum?? I didn't press on it to see.

Habitat:

on a piece of branch on the forest floor at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Notes:

intriguing little orange button


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1 Comment

tylerjferrara
tylerjferrara 6 years ago

Actually, I don't know how big that is but it might be a colonial bacterium called myxococcus xanthus. That would be a fruiting body, the name means slimey yellow balls

New York City, New York, USA

Lat: 40.67, Long: -73.97

Spotted on May 7, 2010
Submitted on May 7, 2010

Spotted for mission

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