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Arcyria sp.

Arcyria sp.


Young sporocarps of Arcyria sp., a slime mold, in the vicinity of some Enerthema pappillatum, the small round dark ones. Probably Arcyria obvelata since mature specimens could be found on the same fallen tree, see:


Dead wood, probably pine tree.


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

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arlanda 4 years ago

Right Mark! Notice the small round black ones around the Arcyria, Enerthenema papillatum I reckon

arlanda 4 years ago

Thanks António, I will.

Great spotting Arlanda,Please consider adding this spotting to the 2015 Best Wildlife photo mission

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Fresh puffy stuff.

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Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Lat: 40.53, Long: -3.69

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

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