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Dog vomit slime mould Mucilago crustacea on grass and bramble. Photographed 14th October 2004. Cabin Hill.

Mucilago crustacea slime mould on leaf litter, Dog Kennel Hill. Photo: Iris Newbery. 29th Oct. 2006.

Lycogala terrestre on old hornbeam stump. The picture on the left was taken on 14th April 2006 when the slime mould was forming and was spongy. One week later 21st April 2006 the slime mould pictured right was bronze coloured, hard and mature. It was beginning to crack and release the spores. Pictured near Sheepwater.

Three Reticularia lycoperdon on a Hawthorn stump 19th March 2003 on Foxburrows Farm. The largest (enlarged right) was 5 cm diameter.

Reticularia lycoperdon photographed on hornbeam log in Lambourne Great Wood. April 2003.

Reticularia lycoperdon on old Elder stump. Photo: 6 May 2006 on Hog Hill. (Stage 2)

 Reticularia lycoperdon (Stage 3) May 2001.

Reticularia lycoperdon (Stage 4) on old oak stump  13th August 2012

 Reticularia lycoperdon (Stage 4) on oak 18th May 2012

 Reticularia lycoperdon (Stage 4)   The skin is peeling exposing the black spore mass. 27th March 2009.

    Flowers of Tan Fuligo septica var. septica . Lambourne Wood. October 1991

Flowers of Tan Fuligo septica var. septica  on birch. Photo Daniel Britton.

Flowers of Tan Fuligo septica var. septica  on oak stump.

Photo Daniel Britton.13th August 2012

Slime mould Fuligo candida on cut hornbeam, Roe's Well 20th July 2006. Greatest length 17 cms. Slime mould Fuligo rufa  in Lambourne Wood October 2002

Arcyria stipata on rotten wood. Photographed October 2007

 On rotten wood. Photograph Peter Comber

  On rotten beech log, Dog Kennel Hill. Photographed 29th October 2006.

 
Slime mould Trichia decipiens on rotted wood. 30th October 2011 Photographs Iris Newbery, Peter Comber.

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