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Mucilago crustacea is a form of slime mould, in the monotypic genus Mucilago, in the family Didymiidae. Due to its visual resemblance to canine vomit, it is known colloquially as the "dog sick slime mould" or "dog sick fungus", albeit that slime moulds are not true fungi.
The fruiting body is yellow to white, becoming paler with time, and then blackening.
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