Slime molds are interesting creatures. They look enough like a fungus that they have typically been studied by mycologists, who study mushrooms. But, unlike mushrooms, slime molds move. They're most closely related to amoebas.
We came across this one recently at K College's arboretum. I'm pretty sure it's Fuligo septica (charmingly known as Dog Vomit Slime Mold) which was featured on XKCD.
Celebrating 50 years of birding - On April 27, 2018, I will be 61 years old. Yikes! On my 11th birthday, I got a pair of binoculars and a bird field guide. So generally I consider that this...
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