Tag: Phycomyces

Organism of the week #2 – Now wash your hands

Phycomyces blakesleeanus [CC-BY-SA-3.0 Steve Cook]

I have delusions of being a competent recogniser of things that turn up in UK gardens, but when this started growing in what had previously been a pot of basil in the garden, I was clueless: It looked a little like moss from a distance, but the bibbly bobblies were most certainly not moss-like close-up, …

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