Egg Sac Identification

tpmommyJuly 2, 2013

Hi there - Can someone help identify this egg sac? It wasn't there yesterday but it's there this morning! It's still soft - at the base of my cherry tomato plant (in a raised garden box), wrapped around. It's a little bigger than the size of a golf ball. Thanks in advance!!

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Not an egg sac.

Instead a harmless slime mold.

Yes, I know it sounds icky. But not a problem for plants or people. Will go away on its own.

If you're curious look up "dog vomit slime mold" -- sans quotes.

    Bookmark   July 2, 2013 at 12:54PM
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Ah thanks!! So helpful!

    Bookmark   July 2, 2013 at 1:57PM
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