Newell's Paddock, Footscray

Newell's Paddock, Footscray

by Thomas N. and Maribyrnong Park Ranger


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One of two clusters of fungi(?) about 15cm across. Growing on mulch.

Date & Time

  2017-05-18 11:42 AM


  -37.797151 , 144.911363 : 3.262 m

Near Footscray VIC 3011, Australia


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  1. David Francis  Slime mould in the fruiting body (sporangia) stage of its life cycle.

    Reply • 18 May

  2. David Francis  Not classified as a fungus as it doesn't have a mycelium/hyphae but instead consists of an aggregation of coordinated amoeba-like cells. in the migratory phase.

    Reply • 18 May

  3. David Francis  Similar to Diachea spp. such as Diachea leucopodia

    Reply • 19 May