#185 Dog Vomit Slime Mold (Fuligo septic

31 August

A species of plasmodial slime mold, and a member of the Myxomycetes class. It is also commonly known as the scrambled egg slime, or flowers of tan because of its peculiar yellowish, bile-colored appearance. Also known as the dog vomit slime mold, it is common with a worldwide distribution, and it is often found on bark mulch in urban areas after heavy rain or excessive watering. Their spores are produced on or in aerial sporangia and are spread by wind.

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