Found growing on a moss-covered tree stump under birch trees, Glenmore Scotland
Common name(s): Scrambled-egg slime, Dog's Vomit slime.
Occurrence on wood substrate: Occurring as slimy to crust-like sheets or cushion-like iregular masses on stumps, logs, living plants, and wood mulches in landscapes; May through October.
Dimensions: Masses are 2.5 to 20 cm long, almost as wide,and 1-3 cm thick.
Description: This slime mold first appears as a white to yellow slimy mass with dimensions as given. The 'flesh transforms into a crusty, cake-like mass of darker and variable color. The brittle crust easily breaks away to reveal a dull-black spore mass.