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Gold colored Slime Mold on a fern leaf. ~Sharnoff Photos

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Dazzling Photos of Rot and Fungus

Ok I know I'm on the strange side of being an artist... But I love these photos of the rotten and moldy growth. Some of them are absolutely amazing!

from BBC News

Slime mould prefers sedatives, say researchers

Beautiful slime mould, some have displayed interesting behaviour.

Cladonia carneola, the "crowned pixie-cup", on decaying wood in the Strawberry Mountains of eastern Oregon. Photograph copyright Stephen/Sylvia Sharnoff

Niebla combeoides (syn. Vermilacinia combioides, "bouquet fog lichen") on rock along the California coast. Niebla species in North America grow in "fog deserts", areas along the west coast that have little summer rain but plentiful fog. Photograph copyright Stephen/Sylvia Sharnoff

Bleeding Tooth Fungi

Lichen (Dictyonema sp) A very different type of lichen, not in symbiosis with algae but with cyanobacteria.

Blue Oyster Mushrooms (Plueurotus columbinus) Edible species of mushroom.

**Physarum stellatum--slime mold. And yet it looks like something out of a fairy tale.

Fungi - Hairy Mycena, thought by the photographer to be a possible new species.- Stephen Axford Photography