Beautiful slime mould, some have displayed interesting behaviour.

Slime mould prefers sedatives, say researchers

Beautiful slime mould, some have displayed interesting behaviour.

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.

Pretty sure i looked at this under a microscope today - ironic.. Physarum polycephalum / Slime Mold

Pretty sure i looked at this under a microscope today - ironic.. Physarum polycephalum / Slime Mold

Physarum leucophaeum, A myxomycete, or slime mould fungus. The blue fruiting bodies are only 2mm tall.   © John & Irene Palmer/ Garden Matters

Physarum leucophaeum, A myxomycete, or slime mould fungus. The blue fruiting bodies are only 2mm tall. © John & Irene Palmer/ Garden Matters

Cribraria argillacea ein schleimpilz mit besonderer farbe..... größe ca 1,5-2 mm

Cribraria argillacea ein schleimpilz mit besonderer farbe..... größe ca 1,5-2 mm

methodicalmermaid: “Any mycologists/ fungus peeps know what this glorious yellow squish is? I love it ” Looks like a slime mould, probably Fuligo septica https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuligo_septica

methodicalmermaid: “Any mycologists/ fungus peeps know what this glorious yellow squish is? I love it ” Looks like a slime mould, probably Fuligo septica https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuligo_septica

Slime mould Mushroom Pictures, Slime mould Images | NaturePhoto

Slime mould Mushroom Pictures, Slime mould Images | NaturePhoto

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