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Slime mold

Physarum sp.


Slime mold, a member of the Myxomycetes class. 1-2 mm tall. Their spores are produced in aerial sporangia and are spread by wind. The sporangial wall is membranous, with included white lime-granules in more or less dense clusters. The plasmodial cells in an ameboid-like fashion during the search for nutrients.


Dead pine tree trunk. Dehesa de Valdelatas


Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/60 sec. f/22; ISO Speed Rating: 200. Exposure Bias: 0 EV. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. Flash fired

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Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Lat: 40.74, Long: -4.08

Spotted on Nov 11, 2016
Submitted on Mar 27, 2017

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