Identification: Yellowish eggs at lawn

Discussion in 'Fungi, Lichens and Slime Molds' started by T square, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. T square

    T square New Member

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    Recently lots of rain in northern California. I saw this at lawn, here and there. What's this? And what should I do?
     

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    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    A slime mould - harmless, but very interesting critters. They live off decaying compost in the soil (usefully converting it into plant nutrients), and then when mature, go walkabout to climb up the nearest objects (can be plant stems as here, or inanimate objects) to get some height to spread their spores to the winds. They don't damage any plant stems they climb up.

    What you should do - relax and enjoy the show!
     
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    Sundrop Well-Known Member

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    Thank you so much!
    I thought it is insect's egg, but so suspecious of the environment condition. Learn something new.
     

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