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Wolf's Milk

Lycogala epidendron.

Description:

orangey-pink(immature) and brown (mature) slime mould ball filled with spores or pink fluid when immature.

Habitat:

Decaying wood

Notes:

This is actually not a fungi but fungi like slime mold. The are formed by a mass of microscopic single cell plasmodia like amoeba!! They come together to form this fruit body when budding.

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Turks and Caicos Islands

Spotted on Oct 8, 2011
Submitted on Dec 31, 2011

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