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Multigoblet Slime Mold

Metatrichia vesparium

Description:

Fruiting bodies (sporangia) had thin stalks with black, shiny goblets on top. A few had red, fluffy spore masses coming out of the goblets, while others that had already opened and released the spores were empty. The goblets were approximately 1-2 mm tall.

Habitat:

Growing on rotting wood in a mixed forest.


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Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.56, Long: -73.23

Spotted on Nov 29, 2017
Submitted on Dec 13, 2017

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