This animal, the Leafy Seadragon, is a Threatened species. They are threatened by collecting for use in Chinese medicine (and by habitat loss). Just one more example of the beautiful natural world exploited by idiotic traditional Chinese cruelty.
**A new species of fungi coloured an almost fluorescent pink with a highly surprising form. Podoserpula miranda , named by its discoverers for its remarkable splendor. TG Never knew mushrooms were so colorful.
Slime mold on mushroom. The slime mold may be Cribraria intricata. There's also Ceratiomyxa slime mold below the fungus.
Found these massive lovelies on our walk today. They weren't there a couple days ago! #nature #allthemushroomhashtags #fungus #mycology #birminghamuk #naturelovers #gills #lamellae #wmwildlife #mushrooms_of_our_world #rambling