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Pagoda Fungus

Podoserpula pusio

Description:

This small apricot to pink species resembles a pagoda. Tiers of smooth, kidney-shaped caps form around a common stem. Under the cap, undulating folds run down the stem. Height to 75 mm; 4–14 (or more) tiered caps attached laterally to, or all around, a common stem. Cap - Diameter to 25 mm; caps decrease in size towards top of stem; irregular kidney- or oval-shaped, slightly funnel-shaped; pale apricot to salmon-pink, zoned; dry, smooth, suede-like; margin pale, wavy.Gills , Decurrent; blunt undulating folds or ridges; pinkish-orange

Habitat:

Old rotting wood; saprotrophic. ...base of an old tree stump and a large tree.


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CharliePrice
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CharliePrice

Tasmania, Australia

Lat: -41.58, Long: 146.38

Spotted on Jul 18, 2015
Submitted on Jul 19, 2015

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