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Cribraria argillacea

Cribraria argillacea


Slime mold, Myxomycete. Juvenile form with sessile sporocarps 1-2 mm wide.


Dead wood, probably a pine trunk


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

Thanks Muckpuk. I could not come back to the place to picture the same specimes mature, but I found mature specimens in the same trunk at the same time as these juvenile ones. have a look here:

arlanda 4 years ago

Gracias Eulalia

Muckpuk 4 years ago

Wow! Did you also take some pictures later? If this is Juvenile form, I would love to see the mature form. I love slime mould!

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 4 years ago

Qué interesante.

arlanda 4 years ago

Thanks Ava

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 4 years ago

This is lovely!

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Lat: 40.53, Long: -3.68

Spotted on Oct 17, 2014
Submitted on Jan 28, 2015

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