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White Green-algae Fungus

Multiclavula mucida

Description:

Also called club lichen. The white part is a fungus that always grows in algae, making it a lichen. And it looks like there's some moss thrown in for good measure too.

Habitat:

log in woods

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White Green-algae fungus
Mulitclavula mucida


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2 Comments

sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 7 years ago

Thanks for the ID MilesBerkey.

MilesBerkey
MilesBerkey 7 years ago

There looks to be a few different things going on here. There is moss, but it is intermittent.. That green slime is most likely an algae. The white little clubs are a fungus called White Green-algae Coral (Multiclavula mucida)

Georgetown, Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Nov 28, 2013
Submitted on Dec 7, 2013

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