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Macro Pictures by Barry Webb Spotlight the Spectacular Variety of Slime Molds

Macro Pictures by Barry Webb Spotlight the Spectacular Variety of Slime Molds

Macro Photos by Barry Webb Highlight the Spectacular Diversity of Slime Molds


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March 17, 2022

Grace Ebert

Arcyria denudata. All pictures © Barry Webb, licensed

South-Bucks, U.Okay.-based photographer Barry Webb favors the shimmering, gelatinous, and iridescent growths that sprout from decaying wooden and plant materials. His macro photographs enlarge the usually imperceptible particulars of small slime molds, capturing the specimen’s distinctive traits with hanging element. From the globular heads of the Comatricha nigra to the spongey types of the Arcyria denudata, every picture unveils the range and intricacies of among the world’s tiniest organisms.

A number of of Webb’s pictures have been acknowledged in worldwide contests, together with the Shut-Up Photographer Of The Yr, and he gives prints and a large archive of fantastical slime molds on his website.


Comatricha nigra

Comatricha species

Cribraria aurantiaca group

Stemonitis and bugs

Trichia decipiens

Stemonitis flavogenita

Blue Cribraria

Woodlouse and Stemonitis

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