Tiny spheres on wire-like stems growing with a small mushroom inside a very rotten pine stump.
Largest spheres are about 0.5 mm diameter
Possibly Cribraria cancellata (Batsch) Nann.-Bremek.
Local name = Dog vomit slime mode. Abundant throughout the forest along Cattail Pond Trail. Was this caused by the recent abundant rains?
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.