16 Jun 2017

Critter of the Week: Dog Vomit Slime Mold

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:30 pm on 16 June 2017

The dog vomit slime mold is a plasmodial slime mold that eats bacteria that breaks down dead things.

DoC's Threatened Species Ambassador, Nicola Toki says some  old horror movies had creatures inspired by slime molds!

Dog vomit slime mould

Dog vomit slime mould Photo: Compartodromo CC-BY-ND