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  • Scientific Names
    • Lycogala epidendrum
    • Fungus coccineus
    • Lycogala terrestre
  • Korean
    • 엔피덴드럼
  • English
    • Wolf's Milk
  • Russian
    • Ликогала древесинная
  • Finnish
    • sudenmaito

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Recent observations

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What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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benjamindion

Date

April 17, 2016

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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benjamindion

Date

June 8, 2013

Description

Growing on heat sterilized Melaleuca quinquenervia mulch. When squeezed, a pinkish slime squirts out and smells "earthy.

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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lhiggins

Date

January 2, 2017 03:19 PM PST

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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hendre17

Date

May 8, 2016 02:14 AM PDT

Description

1800ft. western flank- on extremely decayed wood. Leaking pink juice when pictured. Older specimens will begin to take on a silver hue and become much firmer.

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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bethkatzpa

Date

December 26, 2016 02:14 PM EST

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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itamarriosruiz

Date

October 8, 2016 11:29 AM CDT

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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zaac

Date

October 29, 2016 09:55 AM EDT

Description

ZAC 0314

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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lorri-gong

Date

February 4, 2016 04:01 PM PST

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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fairviewlibrary

Date

December 7, 2016

Place

Gerton, NC (Google, OSM)

Description

ecoEXPLORE Username: Chipmunk08

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Date

October 6, 2009 11:16 AM EDT

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Date

October 16, 2009 09:55 AM EDT

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Date

September 16, 2009 02:42 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Lycogala epidendrum, commonly known as wolf's milk, groening's slime is a cosmopolitan species of plasmodial slime mould which is often mistaken for a fungus. The aethalia, or fruiting bodies, occur either scattered or in groups on damp rotten wood, especially on large logs, from June to November. These aethalia are small, pink to brown cushion-like globs. They may excrete a pink paste if the outer wall is broken before maturity. When mature, the colour tends to...

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