Trichia persimilis a Slime Mould
This species is recognised by its fruit bodies crowded together, touching. They start off orange-brown and ripen to pale yellow before releasing spores. They live on the rotting remnants of trees.
Olympus EM-1 (manual mode), Olympus 4/3 50mm f2 macro, f13, ISO 320, twin flash hand-held.
Olympus EM-1, (aperture priority), Olympus 4/3 50mm f2 macro, 1/160 at f9 ISO 500, hand-held.
The maturity of some to yellow was recorded four days after the initial shoot.
The stereos are crosseye and conventional.