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scrambled egg slime mold

fuligo septica

Description:

a species of plasmodial slime mold, and a member of the Myxomycetes class. Often referred to as scrambled egg slime although it was originally named flowers of tan by a french botanist.

Habitat:

seen on an old decaying log stump in low common, owned by the yorkshire wildlife trust.

Notes:

This species is known to cause asthma and allergenic rhinitis in susceptible people

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Debbie Stewart
Spotted by
Debbie Stewart

Rotherham, England, United Kingdom

Lat: 53.43, Long: -1.21

Spotted on May 25, 2013
Submitted on May 28, 2013

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