E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Fuligo septica (L.) F. H. Wigg.
dog's vomit (slime mold)
Physaraceae

Introduction to the Slime Molds

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Introduction

This species of plasmodial slime mold is found globally. It is "often found on bark mulch in urban areas after heavy rain or excessive watering. Their spores are produced on or in aerial sporangia and are spread by wind." (Wikipedia 2012).

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