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Ceramic Parchment

Xylobolus frustulatus

Description:

This fungus made the log look like it was wearing dentures. Ceramic Parchment is a saprobic fungus, which I spotted growing densely and gregariously on a rotting log in patches of adjacent frustules. The individual fruiting bodies were irregularly shaped, resupinate, and were approximately 3-6mm in size.

Habitat:

Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest.


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Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.62, Long: -73.42

Spotted on Nov 19, 2017
Submitted on Jan 11, 2018

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