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Slime Mould?

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

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

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


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

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Yes, this was very 'drippy'!

Yes, this was very 'drippy'!

leenestofvipers's picture


Did you touch it, was it hard or squishy?

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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 - 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?