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Slime Mould?

Observed: 5th October 2013 By: peapodpeapod’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:
Identifications

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

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Slime Mould (Reticularia lycoperdon) interacts

Comments

marksteer's picture

Difficult to id from photo I

Difficult to id from photo I don't think it is R. lycoperdon as this I think is more domed

The more I know the more I realise I don't know

peapod's picture

Yes, this was very 'drippy'!

Yes, this was very 'drippy'!

leenestofvipers's picture

texture

Did you touch it, was it hard or squishy?

peapod's picture

It was soft, fungi- ish to

It was soft, fungi- ish to the touch

leenestofvipers's picture

in that case

I am fairly certain that it isn't a slime mould.

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Thanks

Thanks - any idea what else it may be?

leenestofvipers's picture

there are a few fungi that look like this.

Any idea what it was growing on?