Slime mould, what do we know about it? Personally, not much so when I spotted this weeks photo of the week I wanted to delve a little bit deeper into the kingdom Protista of which metatrichia floriformis (pictured below) belongs. So here are three facts about slime mould to get your brains wurring ahead of the weekend:
This alien-like species, metatrichia floriformis, was found at RSPB Leighton Moss by Nature’s Home reader Tamar Bennet Margrave.
What an amazing photo, the focus really shows how this slime mould can spread and the habitat in which you could find some. It's inspired me to learn more and I've grown some love for this slimey specimen.Thanks for sending this one in Tamar.
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