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The immature sporangia of chocolate tube slime mold
Slime molds spend most of their lives as single-celled organisms but amalgamate into multi-nucleated plasmodia during certain environmental conditions. Neither fungi nor bacteria, scientists still debate where this strange organism fits in modern taxonomy. They are completely harmless and non-toxic.
Lat: 35.38, Long: -83.12
Spotted on May 25, 2016
Submitted on May 25, 2016
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