Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

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

Guide Colors

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

metsa

Date

September 16, 2016 12:45 PM PDT

Description

or fungi....

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

nathancross

Date

September 19, 2016 04:45 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

figaro

Date

September 17, 2016 03:22 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

justus

Date

September 18, 2016 11:59 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

mrpete

Date

September 16, 2012 08:00 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

abigailedholm

Date

September 7, 2016 10:14 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

ericksosa

Date

August 20, 2016 09:37 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

kalibardo

Date

September 2, 2016

Description

Bubble gum pink balls on log, slime mold fruiting bodies.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

paul113

Date

June 29, 2016 09:12 AM MDT

Description

pink slime mold?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

leptonia

Date

August 26, 2016 01:33 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

nattynate

Date

August 21, 2016 11:22 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Wolf's Milk Lycogala epidendrum

Observer

skiman1016

Date

August 19, 2016 01:50 PM EDT

Tags

View all observations

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...

No range data available.
Member of the iNaturalist Network   |   Powered by iNaturalist open source software