Black Slime Mould
Close up
Adelaide Hills
Sulphur Slime Mould
Whole, ~100mm wide
 
    
Sulphur Slime Mould (Fuligo septica)Class: Protozoa (Protozoa) - Amoeba (Amoebozoa) - Plasmodial Slime Mold (Myxogastrea)
Order: Slime Mold (Physarida)
Family: Slime Mold (Physaraceae)
Species: Sulphur Slime Mould (Fuligo septica)
This Photo:     Close up
Other names: Dog's Vomit Slime Mould, Flowers of tan or Scrambled Egg slime

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills
As you can see from the photo's, transitioning from fruiting bodies to "dried up" is incredibly fast. 15 hours, from 19:40 one evening to 10:40 next morning.

Copyright © 2017- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Dec-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species