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Mould (Slime) Trichia genus

Kingdom: Protista
Phylum: Amoebozoa
Class: Eumycetozoa
Subclass: Myxogastria
Order: Trichiida
Family: Trichiaceae
Genus: Trichia

As of June 2015, there are 34 species in the genus Trichia.

The photos below is of the same group of Trichia slime mould growing inside a hollow,  rotten log. Photos taken over several days. It was first white then changed colour.

A day later


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