• Slime molds are fungus-like protists that grow as slimy masses on decaying matter.
  • They are commonly found on items such as rotting logs.
  • Fuligo, sometimes called “vomit mold,” is a yellow slime mold found in decaying wood.
  • Water molds mostly live in water or moist soil.
  • They can be parasites of plants and animals, getting their nutrients from these organisms and also from decaying organisms.
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