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Bird's Nest Fungus


Family: Nidulariaceae. cup shaped, about 7mm across. No peridioles present.


dead branch, mixed woods. Cades Cove, GSMNP

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chesterbperry 7 years ago

I believe you are correct Sarah, I retract my suggestion.

sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 7 years ago

chesterbperry, I don't really know anything about bird's nest fungus or little nest polypores, but here's what I'm thinking. MushroomExpert says the outside of Poronidulus conchifer is white, and these are brown. And they really looked like something old, not just beginning. They were hard and dry with pieces cracked off. And one looks like it has some sort of lining that is dried separating off like in some pics of crucibulum laeve. What do you think?

sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 7 years ago

Thanks, AntónioGinjaGinja.

Very cool capture Sarah,i think is fungi nest sp.


Spotted on Dec 21, 2013
Submitted on Dec 22, 2013


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