Topics » Science & Technology   April 3, 2012

Slime Molds, Revealed

Pretzel Mold

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Fruiting BodiesPretzel MoldFused Stalks and SporesTubular StalksPlasmodiumPuffballsAmoebas on the MoveUnder the MicroscopeExposed Spores Tropical Slime MoldOn the Forest Floor

Pretzel Mold

This slime mold, Hemitrichia serpula, resembles a pretzel when it starts to fruit.

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