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Slime Mould????

Observed: 10th March 2012 By: corylus
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Description:

Have more pics of this obs. but hope these will do.

Identifications

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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Change it

It a slime mould Mucilago crustacea is scientific name which needs to be added.

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Invasion

I found an area that had been invaded by it even growing on tree trunks and thistles. It looked like the whole place was covered in litter from a distance.

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/237775

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