The slime mold was found near the Black-and-yellow Lichen moth. It was found on a fallen branch away from the path. Ten paces ahead, the Lichen moth was found. No insects were found near the slime mold on the log. The log was slightly damp.
Lycogala epidendrum, commonly known as Wolf's Milk growing on the bark of a dead Fir tree stump in our garden.
On dead Birch, .5 cm
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...