Dog Vomit Slime Mold (Species:Fuligo septica)

Kingdom: Protozoa
Phylum: Mycetozoa
Class: Myxomycetes
Order: Physarales
Family: Physaraceae
Genus: Fuligo
Species: Fuligo septica


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Fuligo septica is a species of plasmodial slime mold, and a member of the Myxomycetes class. It is commonly known as the scrambled egg slime, or flowers of tan because of its peculiar yellowish, bile-colored appearance. Also known as the dog vomit slime mold, it is common with a worldwide distribution, and it is often found on bark mulch in urban areas after heavy rain or excessive watering. Their spores are produced on or in aerial...


Fuligo Septica