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Slime Mold

Stemonitis fusca

Description:

Brownish red fungus growing on a fallen, decaying log. Not sure if this is one fibery mushroom or a bunch growing and sticking together. Each strand is standing are a hair-like stalk.

Habitat:

maple/beech hardwood


1 species ID suggestions

Slime Mold var.
Stemonitis fusca Stemonitis fusca

Michigan, USA

Lat: 41.83, Long: -86.43

Spotted on May 27, 2016
Submitted on May 27, 2016

Reference

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