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Slime Mold

Physarum polycephalum

Description:

Slime mold found on pile of wood chips on foggy morning. Left picture is fresh, right after drying out later in the day.

Habitat:

Urban areas, etc. on lawns and bark mulch

Notes:

Used to be classified with the fungi, but now with protists

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Bill Richie
Spotted by
Bill Richie

Riverside, California, USA

Spotted on May 15, 2011
Submitted on May 15, 2011

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