Beautiful slime mould, some have displayed interesting behaviour.

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Slime mould (Physarum polycephalum) feeding on the surface of an almond, coloured scanning electron micrograph. This is the plasmodium phase of the slime mould's life cycle. It is a single, huge cell with multiple nuclei. It can move slowly, feeding on bacteria, fungi and decaying matter. Some species can seek out certain types of food.

Slime mould (Physarum polycephalum) feeding on the surface of an almond, coloured scanning electron micrograph. This is the plasmodium phase of the slime mould's life cycle. It is a single, huge cell with multiple nuclei. It can move slowly, feeding on bacteria, fungi and decaying matter. Some species can seek out certain types of food.

Stunning Slime Mold - is a broad term describing fungi-like organisms that use spores to reproduce, numbering about 1,000 species. Many of them are incredibly beautiful!

Stunning Slime Mold - is a broad term describing fungi-like organisms that use spores to reproduce, numbering about 1,000 species. Many of them are incredibly beautiful!

Metatrichia vesparium Nightmare fungus from hell

Metatrichia vesparium Nightmare fungus from hell

Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus Super tasty and one of the few mushrooms capable of guarding trees from Honey funghus

Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus Super tasty and one of the few mushrooms capable of guarding trees from Honey funghus

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