Crust
Peeled Back
Adelaide Hills
Box Mistletoe
Whole Parasite
 
    
Red Raspberry Slime Mould (Tubifera cf ferruginosa)Class: Protozoa (Protozoa) - Amoeba (Amoebozoa) - Plasmodial Slime Mold (Myxogastrea)
Order: Slime Mold (Liceida)
Family: Slime Mold (Tubiferaceae)
Species: Red Raspberry Slime Mould (Tubifera cf ferruginosa)
Other name: Slime Mould

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills
We thought someone had dropped a lolly on the ground, and it turned out to be one of the most primitive life forms we've discovered.

Copyright © 2009- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-Sep-2009
This species is an Australian Native Species