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Tapioca slime mold

Brefeldia maxima


Brefeldia maxima is a species of non-parasitic plasmodial slime mold that has a tapioca pudding-like appearance.


Spotted on a mass of rotting limbs found on the ground in a mostly coniferous forest.

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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 2 years ago

Texture looks coarse and hard like rock salt. Amazing mold.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 7, 2019
Submitted on Apr 14, 2019

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