A small spot on a fallen redwood. Off of Hillside trail. Moist and spongy when touched, like what we saw in Humboldt State park but much smaller
Raspberry slime mold
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.