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Slime Mould

Orange slime mould fruiting bodies growing on decaying wood.

My microscope at x600 shows that the capillitium of these fruiting bodies consists of twisted strands with long tapered ends.  This, combined with the orange colour, suggest the species is Trichia decipiens.

First photo taken in the Wilderness, Whiteknights Park, Reading, UK, 2012-11-30.

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