Stemonitis cf. fusca
Slime mold, in the Stemonitis genus. very probably S. fusca or similar. This myxomycetes fruits in clusters on dead wood, and has distinctive tall brown sporangia, supported on slender stalks with a total height of approximately 6–20 mm tall.
On dead wood. Evergreen oak and pine tree forest
Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/60 sec. f/32; ISO Speed Rating: 200. Exposure Bias: -1 EV. Focal Length: 90.0 mm.
Lat: 40.53, Long: -3.68
Spotted on Feb 2, 2015
Submitted on Feb 2, 2015