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Slime Mould

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Arcyria nutans


Fuligo septica


Egg Shell Slimemould - Leocarpus fragilis


Lycogala terrestre


Slime Mould - Mucilago crustacea

Slime moulds were once classified with the fungi but this is no longer so. They grow in soil, on lawns, and on the forest floor, commonly on deciduous logs.


Reticularia lycoperdon

This slimemould originally looked like smooth golf balls on the side of the dead tree. In a few days it looked like cocoa running out of a tin. A totally unbiological description!