Brown “hair” on a house wall
Q: I saw this fungus on the side of a building. It looks like hair. If you disturb it you can see a gazillion spores coming off of it.
A: I had no idea what this was so I submitted to the Mushroom Hunters of North Georgia Facebook group.
In typical speedy fashion, I got an identification.
It’s a Stemonitis, a type of slime mold. There are dozens of species but I like the one with the common name Chocolate Tube Slime Mold.