flowers of tan
a common slime mold, Fuligo septica, of the central and eastern U.S., having large sporophores and yellowish, foamy plasmodia, that during a wet growing season may spread to cover large areas of lawns, woody debris, and growing plants.
Origin of flowers of tan
First recorded in 1880–85
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