Observation 139168: Physarum virescens Ditmar
When: 2013-07-05

Notes: Walt – Do you think this is Physarum polycephalum? There was a yellow version on the same log.

Proposed Names

52% (2)
Recognized by sight: My dream came true! I found green slime mold.
57% (1)
Used references: Stephenson, p. 149
56% (1)
Recognized by sight: White with a layer of yellow below. See description.

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Back in the 60’s that color was all the rage; we called it
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-09-06 21:35:42 CDT (-0400)

chartreuse. Today chartreuse is back in vogue, updated a bit with a neon kick. Pantone has no doubt given it a catchy name, but it’s still chartreuse (1884), a “brilliant yellow-green.”

If this is Fuligo megaspora.
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2015-09-06 21:17:19 CDT (-0400)

You have just discovered the color of its plasmodium. What color would you call that. There must be a crayon in that color somewhere.

My goodness
By: Justin (Tmethyl)
2013-07-09 21:42:40 CDT (-0400)

This is a beautiful slime.
Very nice photography!

That first shot almost feels like it’s alive.

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