No Common Name Fuligo septica  Synonyms: Dog Vomit, Scrambled-egg Slime.

Status:

Found on rich soil, stumps, logs, or living plants; more common spring and fall.

Description:

White/yellowish/ochre/pink with red-brown flecks. Slimy when young; eventually brittle crust breaks away to expose black spore mass (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 107 records in the project database.

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Fuligo septica on wood mulch in Somerset Co., Maryland (6/13/2015). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Fuligo septica in Howard Co., Maryland (5/28/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Fuligo septica in Howard Co., Maryland (7/15/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

The slime mold Fuligo septica in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/8/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Fuligo septica in Prince Georges Co., Maryland (5/10/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

The slime mold Fuligo septica in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/18/2013). Identified by Lance Biechele. Lance notes, "this common mycomycete is often found on wood chips in gardens." Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

The slime mold Fuligo septica in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/18/2013). Identified by Lance Biechele. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Fuligo septica in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/19/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Fuligo septica in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/23/2018). Determined by Bob Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Close up of Fuligo septica in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/20/2017). Photo by Orietta Estrada. (MBP list)

Fuligo septica in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/9/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Fuligo septica in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/16/2017). Photo by Orietta Estrada. (MBP list)

Fuligo septica in Carroll Co., Maryland (6/20/2016). Photo by Barbara Speckart. (MBP list)

Fuligo septica found by students at Jemicy School in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/24/2017). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

Fuligo septica spores in Howard Co., Maryland (5/28/2016). Round, double-walled, minutely spiny, purple-black; measured 7.0-8.0 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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