Dear Mycologists

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Following on the heels of this old post, can someone tell me what the heck this weird fungus is? It popped up on top of a pile of mulch in our backyard this week:

3 Responses to “Dear Mycologists”

  1. Greg Stein

    Eat it. Come on, man. You know you want to…

  2. That’s dog vomit fungus: Fuligo septica

    I actually know almost nothing about fungi; it’s amazing that you’ve just happened to ask me about two I know.

  3. OMG, you are so right, Jim! I can’t believe you’re able to recognize species of slime molds. That link is spot-on. Clearly we missed this slime mold’s ‘colorful’ period.