Scrambled egg slime is a slime mold and can move around.
Also known as:
Dog vomit slime mold
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Scrambled egg slime (Fuligo septica) is a slime mold and can move. In the process, a crawling trail, similar to that of a snail, can be seen. The spongy fungus is mostly yellow, usually shaped like a pillow and does not grow much thicker than 3 cm.
The slime mold lives on dead wood and multiplies through spores. The slime mold thrives best in warm and humid weather.
Where to find
- Worldwide – often on bark mulch in urban areas after heavy rain.
Scrambled egg slime causes no harm; control unnecessary.
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