On Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hipocastanum) log
Extremely light, texture of styrofoam. When you drop a little piece it takes a long time to fall because it is very light compared to the size.
Spores perfectly round, 7.5 to 8.5 microns.
11,500 feet elevation.
On display at the Feria del Hongo de Senguio (Senguio fungus fair).
Growing on wood. The spores taste bad.
Probably the same thing was recollected in Oaxaca: http://mushroomobserver.org/115815
On redwood duff in a recent burn area.
Spores smooth and round, 8 micrometers in diameter.
I picked this slime mold up a couple days ago and I am keeping it as a pet. It has changed color from orange to chocolate brown.
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.