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Coral Slime Mold

Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa


Tiny, branched coral-like structures that have a slightly fuzzy appearance. Individual fruiting bodies are 0.5-1 mm wide.


I spotted them growing in large clusters on rotting wood throughout a mixed forest.

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Christine Y.
Christine Y. 7 months ago

Thanks Chun! It was very fresh - and it was growing everywhere thanks to the recent rain!

ChunXingWong 7 months ago

Beautiful! Looks fresh!

Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.86, Long: -73.49

Spotted on Jun 30, 2018
Submitted on Jul 1, 2018

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