Question of the Week: Dog Vomit

Last week, the question was:  What is this?

IMG_20150327_130833_799This is called dog vomit fungus, though it isn’t a true fungus.  It’s a slime mold.  No explanation necessary on how it got its name.  It grows on decaying plant material like mulch and pinestraw and develops in warm, humid conditions.  Its harmless, though it looks like something you don’t want to step in.  Check out this page for more info.


Here is this week’s question:  What is this?


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