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False Puffball Meerdaalwoud, Oud Heverlee, Belgium. Belgium,Enteridium lycoperdon,Geotagged,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

False Puffball

Meerdaalwoud, Oud Heverlee, Belgium.

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  1. Nice! One of only 17 slime molds on JD now, such a mysterious category of life. Posted 4 months ago
  2. I have always loved slime molds since I first learned about how they can go from a bunch of single-cell organisms under the right conditions to a multicellular organism. Posted 4 months ago

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The False Puffball, ''Enteridium lycoperdon'', is one of the more obvious species of slime mould or Myxogastria, typically seen in its reproductive phase as a white 'swelling' on standing dead trees in the spring, or on large pieces of fallen wood. Alder is a common host.

Similar species: Liceales
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Aug 12, 2017. Captured Mar 15, 2016 14:23 in Weertsedreef, 3053 Oud-Heverlee, Belgium.
  • SP-820UZ
  • f/4.5
  • 10/4000s
  • ISO80
  • 4mm