Observation 141735: Fuligo septica (L.) F.H. Wigg.
When: 2013-08-03

Notes: This was growing on the bark of a fallen oak log.

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Found another
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2013-08-07 07:52:03 ACST (+0930)

blue Fuligo septica at this webpage. This was the only one I could find online.
http://nhgardensolutions.wordpress.com/tag/fuligo-septica/

light blue.
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2013-08-04 22:15:08 ACST (+0930)

the attachment was light blueish purple in hue probably from the purple masses that were intertwined and expanding. See image 3.

on second thought
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-08-04 17:35:23 ACST (+0930)

now that I’m seeing these images on a larger screen, I think white balance may be to blame. the backgrounds in most of these are conspicuously cool.

I know Danny
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2013-08-04 15:36:09 ACST (+0930)

I’ve found four specimens of Fuligo septica and each is diffrent. I don’t know if there just variants or different species or at different points in their fruiting cycles.
http://mushroomobserver.org/138082?q=1PJIE
http://mushroomobserver.org/137232?q=1PJIE
http://mushroomobserver.org/132820?q=1PJIE
If you want to see another blue slime mold check this out.
http://mushroomobserver.org/127427?q=1PFvN

How strange…
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-08-04 14:40:09 ACST (+0930)

Have never seen blue in F. septica before. Come to think of it, I haven’t seen blue in any slime mold.

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