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

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Recent observations

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What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

james5

Date

June 25, 2015

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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sjhopkins

Date

June 19, 2015

Description

fruiting bodies past pink stage

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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hk4ster

Date

June 16, 2015

Description

This was growing in a flower pot on my balcony. The soil was left over from last year, and I dumped a lot of random seeds in it this spring.

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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sjhopkins

Date

June 13, 2015

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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sjhopkins

Date

June 13, 2015

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2015

Description

Slime mold that starts bright, bubblegum pink and gradually turns to silvery gray.

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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tiggrx

Date

May 24, 2015

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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ashley2

Date

May 20, 2015 06:19 PM CDT

Description

Loud Thunder Scout Camp

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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paulcools

Date

October 22, 2013

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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pihlaviita

Date

June 24, 2013

Description

Common slime mould in Finland.

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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matthewherron

Date

September 22, 2012 07:59 AM CDT

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Date

April 21, 2015 10:40 AM EDT

Description

This appears to be some sort of fungi. Definitely something I have never seen before. They look to be small pink balls both on a tree stump and on the ground around the stump.

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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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