Stemonitida order, I think
Kuo, M. (2003, August). Myxomycetes: The slime molds. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: www.mushroomexpert.com/myxomycetes.html
White unformed mass which turns black over time.
Pale yellow/white on rotting log, all of my photos turned out about like this.
Saw these up near El Sombroso in Sierra Azul today. We're thinking ladybug eggs but maybe a slime mold?
At first thought this was a Witch's Butter fungus, but it looks more like web images of the Dog Vomit slime mold (yellow cauliflower rather than yellow butter lettuce).