Leocarpus fragilis

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Found along the coast of Western Australia from Geraldton to Albany.

Description: Clusters of reddish to purplish globular fruiting bodies. Each fruiting body is approximately 4 millimetres x 1 millimetre.

Remarks: This is not actually a fungus but a species of slime mould.

References: Fungi of the Perth Region and Beyond. Neale L Bougher. http://www.bushlandperth.org.au/activities/perth-fungi-project

 http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/39038