Physarum polycephalum

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    Or in normal terms...slime mold. I saw this in the spring now it came back on a wood pile in my yard.

    herbarium.usu.edu/fungi/FunFacts/slimemold.htm

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    1. sunrisepenny...Penny Wojahn.. 80 months ago | reply

      Cool can you eat it? I think you better burn this log.... Cool color tho.

    2. forestlady 80 months ago | reply

      An interesting mold, for sure. I think it looks pretty in this shot.

    3. Shep1953 80 months ago | reply

      How can something so icky look so pretty? You and your photography are opening up a whole new world for us.

    4. Blondieyooper 80 months ago | reply

      Lovely! Nice yellow color...

    5. J.S.W. [deleted] 80 months ago | reply

      Wow. That's odd stuff. Good photo of it.

    6. Sentrawoods. 80 months ago | reply

      Thank you, this is weird stuff and no penny, I;m not gonna eat it! I never saw slime mold until I moved out here in the woods, strange indeed.

    7. ccox7775 80 months ago | reply

      That is really pretty.

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