Tuesday, 24 June 2008

Lycogala terrestre

Many of the lower orders of fungi are so minute as to be scarcely visible with the naked eye. But there are members of one of the lower orders that are often seen - the Myxomycetes, commonly referred to as Slime Moulds. This is the slime mould Lycogale terrestre on a rotting log in the wild part of the garden. It is about 1cm across.

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