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Spotting

Description:

Growing from a poison-ivy vine

Habitat:

mixed woods

1 Species ID Suggestions

Witches butter
Dacramyces palmatus


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7 Comments

LanaSutton
LanaSutton 8 years ago

if it doesn't have the white mycelium at the point of attachment, it could be witch's butter, an edible fungus, which is what I think I have here: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=...

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 8 years ago

Well I am not sure which species my pic corresponds to either, hahaha, that is why it is still unknown.

YurianaMartínez
YurianaMartínez 8 years ago

Thanks Chesterb. I didnt know which species yur pic corresponds to. It seems that either Tremella or Dacrymyces species occur in my country for what you say, thanks. Ive seen this in Abies religiosa and Sambucus nigra quite often.

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 8 years ago

I am not sure which species you are referring to, D. palmatus' range does extend into Mexico, this specimen is likely a Tremella spp. as LWP suggested and there are representative species of that genus in Mexico.

YurianaMartínez
YurianaMartínez 8 years ago

do you know if this species' distribution includes southern parts of the continent, as Mexico? thanks

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 8 years ago

D. palmatus association with conifers would rule that species out as a possibility Matthew.

lightworkerpeace
lightworkerpeace 9 years ago

Compare to Tremella and Dacrymyces:
http://mushroomobserver.org/observer/obs...

chesterbperry
Spotted by
chesterbperry

East Ridge, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Sep 19, 2012
Submitted on Sep 20, 2012

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