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 (Stemonitis) by Sarah Lloyd: Slime mould’ is a not a term that elicits excitement in most people, nor does it conjure up images of great beauty. But slime moulds must be among the most remarkable of organisms! At one stage of their life they are single cell amoeba, then they combine with others of their kind to form either a plasmodium – or pseudoplasmodium ... | tasmaniangeographic #Slime_Mold

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Bernard Spragg posted a photo: Wolf's milk slime is a slime mould with a small (diameter to 1.5 cm) ball- or cushion-shaped fruiting body. It varies greatly in colour depending on age, from the greyish-pink colour of the immature specimens seen above to yellowish-brown or greenish-black. The cushion has a rough to warty texture, and releases a pinkish-grey paste-like flesh when popped. This flesh, which contains spores, turns powdery and ochre brown in colour with time.

Stunning Slime Mold! Fungi-like organisms that use spores to reproduce, numbering about 1,000 species. Many of them are incredibly beautiful!

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