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jelly fungus


Clumps of white opaque jelly cups covered by translucent layer of jelly. Some were small and nodular and others were tinged pink.
The largest would have been about 7 mm wide.
Also on the branch were minute pink jelly buttons (Ascocoryne sp.)


Spotted on a damp moss covered tree trunk - rain forest with eucalyptus and southern beech trees.


Not sure if these are a species on their own or an emerging form of Myxarium species of jellies. Needs more research for a correct ID.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Jelly fungi
Ductifera sucina Redirect Notice

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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your help Saturniidae27 & for the web link. I've considered Exidia genus but couldn't find anything similar. The opaque/harder insides of the jellies are intriguing - they have a distinct concavity and an even covering of transparent jelly.
It could be the start of some known fruiting bodies...

Saturniidae27 3 weeks ago

This most likely could be Ductifera sucina, due to the type of environment it thrives in(wet bark, and moss). Ductifera sucina is also a native fungi to Victoria. This link might further help in fungi of Australia.

Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jun 15, 2020
Submitted on Jun 19, 2020

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