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
Id my mycologist Joe McFarland.
Tubifera ferruginosa. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA.
Slightly dried out Dog Vomit Slime Mold on City of Arcadia sustainable garden area.
looks like white snot. bubbly near the top, slime trailing down the log
Epic change from plasmodium to fruitbody.