Dog Vomit Slime Mould - Fuligo septica

Alt Name
Egg Slime

It is commonly known as the Dog Vomit Slime Mould or scrambled Egg Slime because of its peculiar yellowish, bile-colored appearance.


Woodland with dead and fallen trees, but increasingly on wood chip and bark mulches.

When to see it

All year round.

Life History

Found on dead wood and often on wood chip and bark mulch.

UK Status

Widespread and common in England.

VC55 Status

Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map