Slime Mold

Written by Joshua Pringle During late July and early August, patches of a brown, crusty substance began to form periodically overnight on our mulch (which the landscapers had laid everywhere, including over the stone path I built, but that’s another story). Some questions began to form: was it something the landscapers were spraying? Was it a vomit/fungus hybrid invasion? Thanks to the wonders of Google (my supervisor says “you just need to know how to word your question”), we learned that it is something known officially as “Fuligo septica”. Unofficially, it is colorfully known as “dog vomit slime mold” or … Continue reading Slime Mold