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Crimson slime mold.

Tubifera ferruginosa

Description:

A type of slime mold.

Habitat:

Bracken covered south facing hillside.

Notes:

Not a true fungi, but a slime mold.

1 species ID suggestions

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 5 years ago
red raspberry slime mold
tubifera ferruginosa Tubifera ferruginosa

2 Comments

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 5 years ago

nice spotting - Australia and it's bright fungi colors...I guess you can't miss these to detect on a walk :)

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 5 years ago

hi lori tas, would you like to add this red beauty to the slime mold mission ( http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8322... ), same as clive , i doubt it to be dictydiaethalium. it looks more likely as "red raspberry" slime mold- tubifera ferruginosa

Tasmania, Australia

Lat: -42.60, Long: 147.25

Spotted on Oct 19, 2005
Submitted on Oct 28, 2010

Spotted for mission

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Tubifera ferruginosa Tubifera ferruginosa Slime Mold

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