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

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Recent observations

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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leptonia

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August 26, 2016 01:33 PM MDT

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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edleathers

Date

June 22, 2016 12:30 PM CDT

Description

These are the aethalia (spore-making structures) of a kind of Slime Mold, Lycogala epidendrum, found on a rotting fallen tree at Cedar Sink, Mammoth Cave National Park

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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nattynate

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August 21, 2016 11:22 AM CDT

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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skiman1016

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August 19, 2016 01:50 PM EDT

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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makielb

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June 5, 2014 11:52 PM EDT

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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ludviksmith

Date

June 29, 2016 03:58 PM CDT

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Found on a log in our backyard

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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mollyandthewoods

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July 30, 2016 08:52 AM EDT

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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melissabell44

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July 31, 2016 01:26 PM EDT

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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gwark

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June 5, 2012 09:47 AM AKDT

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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brb

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November 4, 2015 01:29 PM NZDT

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on unidentified log in open park land.

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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jwalewski

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July 18, 2016 10:57 AM CDT

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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james5

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July 14, 2016 08:25 PM ADT
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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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