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Mycelia corsa


This is a web-like fungus that I found anchored to a living very small tree trunk and two Heliconia leaves. Apparently two individual spores landed where the leaves and tree came together and grew from there. I sent these photos to "Fungi of Ecuador" where it was identified - "Mycelia corsa like those are usually formed by the gestrales group (puff balls)."


Secondary forest growth in the Amazon rainforest of SE Ecuador (700 masl).


This is very similar to the one just posted by Zlatan Celebic here: Something brand new for me.

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Tukup 2 weeks ago

Absolutely. They have some real expert's in that group. Thanks Mark.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 weeks ago

Wow how amazing to get a real ID for this.

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Morona-Santiago, Ecuador

Spotted on Feb 9, 2021
Submitted on Apr 6, 2021

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