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Multigoblet Slime

Metatrichia vesparium

Description:

Fluffy, red spore masses with tiny, empty red goblets that were only about 0.5 mm wide. Initially, these goblet clusters would have been black and shiny, but most of these had already opened leaving just the empty red goblets. The entire slime mold was 5mm wide or less.

Habitat:

On rotting wood in a mixed, swampy forest.


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4 Comments

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 11 months ago

Thank you Liana! Haha, a very cute slime mold, indeed :)

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 11 months ago

Awesome find Christine! If fungi could be considered cute...I reckon this here slime is cute :D Thank you for sharing :)

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 11 months ago

Thanks Hari! It was a nice, tiny find!

Hariprasad V N
Hariprasad V N 11 months ago

Nice, Christine.

Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.46, Long: -73.26

Spotted on Feb 27, 2018
Submitted on Mar 1, 2018

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