"Is That Dog Vomit on the Hiking Trail? No, It’s Slime Mold"

Slime mold comes in many forms. But this one is the most...memorable.
close-up of slime mold

It's not what you think it is, but it still looks...bilious.

Slime mold can move at four centimeters per hour. It can look for nutrients. Its cells can merge into one huge multi-nucleated cell. And, obv, it makes for eye-catching headlines. Learn more from Kim Brown's column here.