Grows in MULCH and LEAF LITTER.
This is a slime mould. It is commonly called the “Dog Vomit” fungus.
Fruit-body: First appears as a bright yellow, sticky mass of variable size usually on garden mulch (this is its “sporangium-producing” phase). As it ages, the mass changes colour to white and eventually becomes a brown-black dusty mass.
Spore print: Spore mass is deep violet.
Smell: Not tested.
Habit: Can be solitary, often numerous masses on recently laid mulch.
Notes: Common in gardens, parks etc..
This is a Fungimap target species.