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SPOROCARPS: an aethalium, ususall several to small groups in a single fruiting, Scattered to crowded, sub globose to depressed-spherical or irregular from pressure. Pinkish gray or yellowish brown to deep olivaceous or nearly black, 3 to 10 mm broad.
HYPOTHALLUS: inconspicuous.
CORTEX: warted or roughened rather thin and fragile.
PSEUDOCAPILLITIUM: composed of long, branching folds and anastomosing flattened tubules marked with conspicuous transverse folds and wrinkles.
NOTES: Common and often noticed due to its large size and bright colour when immature.
SPORES: At first pink or gray in mass, changing to pale ochraceous or pallid. reticulate, 6-8µm in diameter.
PLASMODIUM: Pink to coral red or orange to cream.
COMMON NAME: Wolf's milk or toothpaste slime HABITAT: Decaying wood and less common bark.

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Wolf's Milk - Photo (c) Jason Hollinger, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
myxonz's ID: Wolf's Milk (Lycogala epidendrum)
Posted by myxonz over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Wolf's Milk - Photo (c) Jason Hollinger, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
kueda's ID: Wolf's Milk (Lycogala epidendrum)
Posted by kueda over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Wolf's Milk - Photo (c) Jason Hollinger, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
myxonz's ID: Wolf's Milk (Lycogala epidendrum)
Wolf's Milk - Photo (c) Jason Hollinger, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
Community ID: Wolf's Milk (Lycogala epidendrum)
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