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Multigoblet Slime mold

Metatrichia vesparium

Description:

Slime mold growing on the underside of a highly decayed log. Fuzzy, dark red to orange spore masses have burst forth from several of the sporangia (goblets), while some of the black (spherical) sporangia remain closed in their immature form and have not yet released their spore masses.

Habitat:

On the underside of a highly decayed log in a dense mixed hardwood/coniferous forest in Northwest Georgia.


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2 Comments

flowntheloop
flowntheloop a year ago

I did! It seems I have several photos of it; I just didn't realize it! Haha!

Christine Y.
Christine Y. a year ago

Yay, you found some!

flowntheloop
Spotted by
flowntheloop

Georgia, USA

Lat: 34.35, Long: -85.08

Spotted on Nov 22, 2017
Submitted on Dec 12, 2017

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