When: 2007-09-16

Collection location: Sebastopol, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

This looks like a puffball but broke open with the slightest touch. Maybe it’s a slime mold.
Growing in the rotten heartwood of a severed limb on an apple tree.
Spore powder light gray, roundish, average 5.5 um.
Update 10/13/07 – spores are amyloid, double walled and spiny.

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slime mold!
By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2008-05-22 17:20:01 EDT (-0400)

Hi Darvin. It looks like a slime mold to me. Typical slime mold spores too. Not sure what genus to put it in.

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