Behold the surreal magic and mystery of slime molds
They’re spore-sprouting, rainbow-hued marvels—neither plant nor animal—and full of fascinating surprises.
Lamproderma scintillans On a forest walk, look in damp areas for tiny, striking slime molds; these stalks topped with jewel-like spheres grow on the edge of a leaf. Andy Sands’s images in this article capture slime molds in the reproductive stage, when they’re easiest to spot.
Photographs ByAndy Sands
Published April 10, 2023
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