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Dog vomit slime mold

Fuligo septica


There's still streaks of the plasmodial early stage visible in the middle of the picture, but I believe this is the stage just prior to joining together to sporulate then 'hibernate'. Touched with a finger, the yellow slime mold easily adheres to the skin; there is nothing holding it to the rest of the slime mold bits.


In old growth forest of Sitka spruce, Douglas fir, Western hemlock and red alder, crawling along the forest floor.

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Seal Rock, Oregon, United States

Spotted on Jun 5, 2020
Submitted on Aug 13, 2020

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