Identification: Red Slime Mold ?

Discussion in 'Fungi, Lichens and Slime Molds' started by Weedbender, Jul 5, 2006.

  1. Weedbender

    Weedbender Active Member 10 Years

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    Any ideas what this is ?
     

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  2. allelopath

    allelopath Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Weedbender Active Member 10 Years

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    Fuligo septica does look the same, but it's yellow or peanut butter color.
    I haven't seen it in red.
     
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    allelopath Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    I know, neither have I, but I really can't find anything else. I'm waiting for an expert to id it.
     
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    Weedbender Active Member 10 Years

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    Me too ;)
     
  6. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Sorry, not finding anything (though I'm not an expert). Resources for slime molds are few and far between, I'm afraid.
     
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    I agree, looks like the scrambled-egg Slime (Fuligo septica) that happens to be red rather than yellow.
     
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    I call red slime molds Tubifera ferruginosa.
     

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