This "gloop" appeared on the lawn in my garden. I have no idea what it is or how it got there and nothing like it has appeared here before.
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Even without a picture, I'm probably not the only one thinking that what you have is probably a slime mould...
I think that I managed to get the picture attached this time. Your thoughts on what it might be would be welcome.
It certainly looks like that is what it was - thank you.
As "dog vomit slime mould" or "scrambled eggs slime mould".
Not really fungi - they are single-celled creatures that come together like this to form a sporing body. In some parts of the world, they are collected for food. The name of one - "moon dung" - suggests that they aren't a culinary delight.
Lat/Lng: 56.6, -3.1
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