Help! What is this...?

Robert L. Chehey cheheyr at
Thu Oct 24 03:45:22 EST 2002

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.
Robert L. Chehey
MAILTO:cheheyr at
Boise, ID, USA, USDA Zones 6a, 6b. Heat zone 7
Cold, Mediterranean Shrub-steppe
and deciduous riparian forest
N43º38.67'  W116º13.68' Altitude: 816M

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