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Multigoblet Slime Mold

Metatrichia vesparium


Fruiting bodies (sporangia) of a multigoblet slime mold. They had thin stalks with black, shiny goblets on top. A few already had red, fluffy spore masses coming out of the goblets, while others had not yet released the spores. They were 2mm tall.


Growing on rotting wood beside a swamp in a deciduous forest.

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Christine Y.
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Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.56, Long: -73.23

Spotted on Dec 3, 2017
Submitted on Dec 11, 2017

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