Found slime mold at the base of the crookneck squash.
I usually see it only in the compost or woodchip piles.
They feed on microorganism that live in dead plant material, which makes it an ecological decomposer.
I dug this new section in the garden in late spring, so I expected this natural change.
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Leaves now actually look healthier.