Identification: Slimy material in your lawn / grass?

Discussion in 'Fungi, Lichens and Slime Molds' started by Daniel Mosquin, Aug 7, 2006.

  1. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Renowned Contributor UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Very likely Fuligo septica (article in link also mentions there is _nothing_ you can do about them - learn to enjoy these harmless beasties)
     
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    Would love to find some on my lawn. Myxomycetes are indeed very fascinating.
     
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    perhaps what you found was Mucilago crustacea ?
     
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    Margot Well-Known Member

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    Here a couple of slime molds I have found in the same general area -

    Slime mold - March 30 2018.JPG
    Leocarpus fragilis capsules


    Dog vomit slime mold.JPG
    Fuligo septica
     
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    wcutler Esteemed Contributor Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout 10 Years

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    This photo of a slime mold on a lawn was posted recently by @anon125; I am copying it here, as we can use a few photos here. This might be Mucilago crustacea. strange-growth-in-parksville-jpg.jpg
     
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