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Slime mold. This really looks like some pins-on-felt jewelry on display recently at the American Craft Council show in Baltimore... Will add a photo when I dig up the artists' business card.

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Stunning Slime Mold - is a broad term describing fungi-like organisms that use spores to reproduce, numbering about 1,000 species. Many of them are incredibly beautiful!

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**Slime Mold.Slime Mold These slime mold sporangia (Hemitrichia calyculata?) were popping up atop a well-rotted pine log along the Island Creek Trail, Croatan National Forest. Height about 2.5 mm.

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Physarum leucophaeum, A myxomycete, or slime mould fungus. The blue fruiting bodies are only 2mm tall. © John & Irene Palmer/ Garden Matters

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Lamproderma ovoideum. This species is a myxomycete or slime mould. Myxomycetes are not fungi in the strict sense, but have historically been grouped with fungi

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Lycogala epidendrum, also known as wolf's milk slime. Lycogala epidendrum goes through a number of rather incredible morphological phases as it matures. Myxomycetes are perplexing organisms that demonstrate characteristics associated with both animals and fungi.

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Slime mould (Physarum polycephalum) feeding on the surface of an almond, coloured scanning electron micrograph. This is the plasmodium phase of the slime mould's life cycle. It is a single, huge cell with multiple nuclei. It can move slowly, feeding on bacteria, fungi and decaying matter. Some species can seek out certain types of food.

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