Common Crowfoot Rust
Adelaide Hills
Black Slime Mould
Patch
 
    
Red Raspberry Slime Mould (Tubifera cf ferruginosa)Class: Protozoa (Protozoa) - Amoebas (Amoebozoa) - Plasmodial Slime Molds (Myxogastrea)
Order: Slime Molds (Liceida)
Family: Slime Mold (Tubiferaceae)
Species: Red Raspberry Slime Mould (Tubifera cf ferruginosa)
Other name: Slime Mould

Thank you Teresa Van Der Heul for confirming the identification of this species

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills, and elsewhere
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 a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.