Chocolate Tube Slime Mold - Stemonitis splendens
Tall, dark brown, thin stalks with pinkish red, young sporangia on top. They were growing in dense clusters on rotting wood. Each tuft was about 15 mm tall.
Habitat: Deciduous forest
Habitat: Growing on a rotting log in a deciduous forest.
Chocolate tube slime molds look like brown hairs growing on wood. These are clusters of stalked sporangia.