This was on the underside of a fallen tree trunk lying against the ground.
Another common name is Carnival Candy Slime as referenced in the National Audubon Society field guide to Mushrooms
Tubifera ferruginosa. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA.
Slightly dried out Dog Vomit Slime Mold on City of Arcadia sustainable garden area.
Epic change from plasmodium to fruitbody.
Largest one 10mm dia. Growing on rotten Crack willow
Same specimen as observed three weeks ago .... interestingly, no perceptible change.
Myxogastria or myxogastrids, formerly known as Myxomycota, is a class of Mycetozoa, itself a grouping of slime moulds, that contains 5 orders, 14 families, 62 genera and 888 species. They are colloquially known as the plasmodial or acellular slime moulds.