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Red raspberry slime

Tubifera ferruginosa


On a dull day in a damp forest this little patch really stood out. Patch about 50mm wide. Looks like dayglo caviar. Second pic shows a medium sized ant possibly checking for a meal.


In leaf and twig litter in a local nature reserve.


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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Thanks for the comments everyone. The fungi and slime-mold season is truly here now. Enjoy summer most of you.

LeanneGardner 10 years ago

Oh I love this! It's so bright & yummy looking :)

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 10 years ago

love it !

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 10 years ago

wow, slime mold is spectacular to see, congrats mark and thanks for sharing!

sunnyjosef 10 years ago

Lovely color Mark..

JillBlack 10 years ago

Great colour

SargonR 10 years ago

Yes, looks like caviar.

MartinL 10 years ago

This looks delicious.

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 10 years ago

Wow! Love the brilliant red, Mark! Amazing.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Thanks Lauren. I like your current outbreak of Pyraloidea :-)

LaurenZarate 10 years ago

Amazing! It looks so much like a psychedelic egg mass.

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Apr 24, 2014
Submitted on Apr 26, 2014

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