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A bright yellow ochre-coloured rounded lump about 7 cms long. The outside was crusty like that of baked bread. However, the crust was thin (1mm thick) as can be seen in pic #3. The crust was extremely brittle and broke off at the gentlest touch to reveal a thick and semi-firm creamy white foam, a little like squashed inside of baked bread. Pic # 4 taken about three days later shows the exposed inside of this mold. It had turned grey-black and powdery within hours of exposure. The crust retained its colour for at least two days.
This mold was seen on a bed of sugar cane mulch in our vegetable patch.
This mold appeared all of a sudden. White hyphae-like webbing can be seen around this mold. Some little creature had tried nibbling at it !. So pleased to have seen on of these... For a closer look under a microscope look here http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/879...