NF-0029 Plasmodial slime mould

NF-0029 Plasmodial slime mould
Description: Close-up of a plasmodial slime mould (Physarum polycephalum) creeping over a pine twig in a Norfolk pine forest. This single-celled organism with multiple nuclei forages for food by sending out branches (plasmodia) from a central location
Keywords: mold, mould, slime mould, mycology, botany, botanical, plant, Physarida, Physaridae, plasmodium, plasmodia, plasmodial slime mould, Physarum polycephalum, close-up, bright yellow, amoeba-like, branching, creeping, single-celled, multiple nuclei, sticky, common, nature, natural, pine tree, pine twig, wood, woodland, forest, pine forest, Norfolk, United Kingdom
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