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red raspberry slime mold

Tubifera ferruginosa


tiny fungi, as a thumb nail


forest of south western Australia

1 Species ID Suggestions

AlexKonig 10 years ago
red raspberry slime mold
Tubifera ferruginosa Tubifera – Wikipedia

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Hi Celine, I have removed this awesome spotting from the 'Marine Mammals of the world' Mission !

celine 10 years ago

Thank you Alex for your help, i'll put more photos on next time !

AlexKonig 10 years ago

it doesn't look like an actual mushroom/toadstool, from this picture i would say, this could be a plasmodial slime mold / fruitings body from, Tubifera ferruginosa (raspberry slime mold) ( ). No longer belonging to the "kingdom" "fungi", they are "Amoebozoas" ( ) , ( ) , nice to see the next time maybe if possible 2-3 more pictures. Nice spot, i sit to wait for them to appear again.

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Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Dec 12, 2006
Submitted on Dec 12, 2011

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