Posted by: Mark | May 27, 2016

Dog Vomit Fungus

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This looks like a gross type of industrial foam but it’s known as dog vomit fungus. Some days the ugly comes to you.

Dog Vomit Fungus is not really a fungus, just like prairie dogs aren’t dogs and guinea pigs aren’t pigs.

What is dog vomit fungus? Apparently it’s a slime mold. What is a slime mold?Apparently it’s a protist, like an amoeba. Authorities disagree but they have anywhere from 12 to 8,000 genders (like humans, it’s difficult to draw a line).

I wouldn’t like to be reincarnated as a slime mold but gender menu might make it worthwhile.

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