Identification: White coral slime mold?

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  1. Nik

    Nik Generous Contributor Maple Society

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    It looks like one but I am not sure. It was on the same tree trunk as the wolf’s milk slime mold.
     

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    Acerholic Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout Maple Society

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    Was it yellow at any time before the photos? ie previous day. If so then very good chance its wolf.
     
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    Nik Generous Contributor Maple Society

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    No yellow color.
     
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    Acerholic Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout Maple Society

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    Oh the yellow is a sure give away that it is dog etc etc.
     
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    Acerholic Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout Maple Society

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    Then possibly Ceratiomyxa porioides.
     
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    Definitely Ceratiomyxa! Thanks, D!!!
     
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    Acerholic Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout Maple Society

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    Looking forward to your next wildlife puzzle Nik.
     
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    Frog Generous Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Agreed Ceratiomyxa - lovely critter!
    Likely Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa given the "fingers" as C. poroides is a more honeycombed shape.
     
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    Acerholic Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout Maple Society

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    I see your thinking @Frog.
     
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    Very cool, thank you!
     

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