Observation 96444: Leocarpus fragilis (Dicks.) Rostaf.
When: 2012-06-02
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These images were all taken within a few feet of each other on a mixed brush pile near the northern entrance to Millersylvania. This slime was consuming conifer sticks/needles, leaves and sword ferns. Not sure if all images are same species- color varied considerably from bright yellow(which makes me think Fuligo septica) to brown to deep red colored. Either way, it was interesting to see such a massive slime mold feast going on at the forest floor!

Temp: 60’s, sunny- heavy precipitation last week.

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Thanks again Darvin!
By: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)
2012-06-06 00:29:43 SAST (+0200)

I agree with your identification- pretty interesting looking stuff- Gad to know what it is finally :)

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