Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Slime mold plasmodia



Slime mold plasmodia surrounded by another myxomycetes, Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa. Probably Arcyria sp. It is almost impossible to identify a slime mold at this juvenile phase!


Dead wood, probably pine.


Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/60 sec. f/32; ISO Speed Rating: 200. Exposure Bias: -1 EV. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. Flash fired

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID


arlanda 8 years ago

Thanks shebebusynow. I am just using a 90 mm Tamron macro. In this ocasion I did not used a tripod since I had to crawl under a rotten fallen pine trunk. Just the flash was enough.

shebebusynow 8 years ago

Nice one! I've got the same camera; what lens are you using? I'm assuming a tripod or other support.

Spotted by

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Spotted on Oct 17, 2014
Submitted on Jan 21, 2015

Related Spottings

Frozen plasmodia Slime Mould Enerthenema papillatum Comatricha

Nearby Spottings

Pseudachorutes palmiensis Enerthenema cf. papillatum Arcyria obvelata Enerthenema papillatum


Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team