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Tremella fuciformis

Tremella fuciformis

Description:

A semi-translucent white jelly fungus growing on the dark side of a very large log (E.regnans)

Habitat:

Very tall, dark and wet eucalyptus forest.

Notes:

Also called snow fungus, silver ear fungus or white jelly mushroom. Apparently very edible although we can't eat our national parks.

No species ID suggestions

3 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Hi Sara thanks for the comment but "..Pseudohydnum is monotypic, containing only the widely distributed species Pseudohydnum gelatinosum.." - wikipedia. Are you saying this is 'gelatinosum'? (as pictured here... http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/987... ) Why is it not the ID I have given?

SaraCulley
SaraCulley 6 years ago

The genus is pseudohydnum

tibiprada
tibiprada 6 years ago

Wooow !

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.88, Long: 145.35

Spotted on May 5, 2012
Submitted on May 5, 2012

Spotted for missions

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