Topics » Science & Technology   April 3, 2012

Slime Molds, Revealed

Exposed Spores

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Exposed Spores

This slime mold is just getting ready to fruit. The brown bulbs are still approaching maturity. The bright yellow bulbs represent exposed spores.

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