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Slime Mould

A slime mould, probably Badhamia panicae.

In the following image you can see that, where the calcified sporangial wall has split, the spore-mass contains badhamioid (calcified) particles of capillitium:

These were take at 60x magnification (field width 860um).

Photos taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading, UK, on 2012-04-17.

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