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Stemonitis cf. fusca

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.

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arlanda 4 years ago

Gracias Eulalia

arlanda 4 years ago

I agree Maria, it really looks like chocolate pudding! I had lots of problems with the pictures because it was too shiny and I had to take a few dozen pics playing with the exposition, aperture, etc... until I got it right

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 4 years ago

Muy interesante.

arlanda 4 years ago

Thanks Ava

Maria dB
Maria dB 4 years ago

I agree with Ava - it looks a bit like a chocolate pudding!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 4 years ago

Very cool!

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Lat: 40.53, Long: -3.68

Spotted on Feb 2, 2015
Submitted on Feb 2, 2015

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