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)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Slime Molds (Liceida)
Family: Slime Mold (Tubiferaceae)
Species: Red Raspberry Slime Mould (Tubifera cf ferruginosa)
This Photo:     
Other name: Slime Mould

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

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly 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 an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.