Nature notes and photos from BC, Canada, mostly in the Lower Fraser Valley, Bella Coola, and Vancouver Island.
Beautiful. I love all the colours popping up now. Do you know anything about white slime mold? I think that is what was oozing down our granite cliff after the rain on Thursday night. It was bright white with tracks as it worked its way down the cliff. I couldn't get close for a good picture, especially in the bright sun. - Margy
There are several white slime molds found commonly in coastal BC. E-Flora's introductory page has photos of several common ones. Tapioca slime mold is a frequent spring find. Sometimes, though, they're hard to identify even from close-up. http://ibis.geog.ubc.ca/biodiversity/eflora/SlimeMolds.html
Thanks. I joined a Slime Mold Facebook Page. They have one for everything I guess. I'll look at your link. Wish we weren't heading out that morning. Then we could have figured a way to get to shore for a closer look. - Margy
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