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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

vilseskog

Date

May 21, 2010 10:13 AM EDT

Description

Hutcheson Memorial Forest, Franklin Township, Somerset County, NJ, USA.

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Square

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

franck

Date

February 13, 2010

Place

Itremo (Google, OSM)

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Square

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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acryptozoo

Date

August 12, 2015

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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acryptozoo

Date

July 11, 2015

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What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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bennet

Date

July 4, 2015 07:12 PM EDT

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Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

sjhopkins

Date

July 9, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

sjhopkins

Date

July 9, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

sjhopkins

Date

July 9, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

July 4, 2015 02:15 PM EDT

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What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

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james5

Date

June 25, 2015

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Square

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

sjhopkins

Date

June 19, 2015

Description

fruiting bodies past pink stage

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Square

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

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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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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