Slime mold, Myxomycetes. It presents stalked sporangia, globose, fuscous, becoming purplish brown or ferruginous as the pores are dispersed. 0.4 to 0.7 mm in diameter and 1.0-1.5 mm tall. Stalk black, opaque, attenuate above, about half of the total height. Columella extending to the apex of the sporangium and there expanding as a small cup. Capillitium attached to the apical disk. Spores olivaceous fuscous in mass.
Dead wood. Pine tree and evergreen oak forest
Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/60 sec.; f/32; ISO Speed Rating: 1000. Exposure Bias: 0 EV. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. Flash fired
Lat: 40.53, Long: -3.68
Spotted on Feb 10, 2015
Submitted on Feb 10, 2015