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