Help! What is this...?

Mycos amanita-nospam at shaw.ca
Mon Nov 4 03:47:54 EST 2002


>Sounds like Lycogala epidendrum
>Mycos wrote in message ...
>>
>>Here's my guess:  It is transforming plasmodia of Lycogala epidendrum or
>>Tubifera ferruginosa.   Both are common slime-molds.  The former is very
>>common in PNW forests, and when ripe, looks like little red BBs.
>
>Speaking of.....I found attached to a Populus of some species, a
>little...what looked like a little gray puffball.But when I squeezed
>it, this bright, almost fluorescent looking pink slime came out from
>inside. I've never seen or heard of such a thing before or since.
>Any ideas?
>
>G. Williams
>
>
L. epidendrum it shall be.........

Thanks folks

G. Williams




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