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Wolf's Milk Slime (Lycogala epidendrum). An immature phase of a slime mold. Upon maturing, spheres or cushions will turn brown or gray before releasing spores. Sometimes called "Toothpaste Slime", because the substance that oozes out of cushion bears a resemblence to pink toothpaste. Magnification of 1X at 35mm. Hocking State Forest, Ohio, USA
Wolf's Milk Slime (Lycogala epidendrum). An immature phase of a slime mold. Upon maturing, spheres or cushions will turn brown or gray before releasing spores. Sometimes called "Toothpaste Slime", because the substance that oozes out of cushion bears a resemblence to pink toothpaste. Magnification of 1X at 35mm. Hocking State Forest, Ohio, USA
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