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Fan-shaped jelly fungus

Dacryopinax spathularia

Description:

Yellow-orange jelly fungus. Possibly Orange jelly (Dacrymyces palmatus) or Witch's Butter (Tremella mesenterica) but fungi are not my specialty.

Habitat:

Growing through bark cracks on a downed and rotting log.


2 species ID suggestions

Horned Calocera
calocera cornea
Fan-shaped jelly fungus
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1 Comment

KristenGilpin
KristenGilpin a year ago

Hi Megan, it seems the wrong shape for Calocera cornea, as the ends of each fruiting body are spatulate rather than the pointed basidiocarps one sees with Small Staghorn fungus.

Tampa, Florida, USA

Lat: 28.05, Long: -82.41

Spotted on Jul 22, 2015
Submitted on Jul 22, 2015

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