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Cups in jelly

Description:

Very small outgrowths of tiny white cup shapes within a clear jelly. Each group was about 15mm wide so the cups might be about 3-4mm

Habitat:

Forming on the trunk of a very wet Nothofagus in a rainforest nature reserve

Notes:

Yet to identify this. Might be too undeveloped for a firm ID.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Jelly fungi
Ductifera sucina Redirect Notice


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7 Comments

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 months ago

Thanks Mark :D

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 months ago

Thanks for the suggestion Saturniidae27
You can have all the oysters Neil.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 months ago

Palates change with age, so sago pudding might be delicious. Things I loathed as a child are favourites now (oysters, olives, blue cheese...yum!). Spicy sago with rice sounds divine!

Saturniidae27
Saturniidae27 7 months ago

Same Neil, looks a lot like sago. In India we make sago spiced up with a slightly fried rice, and a load of spices :-)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 months ago

Cool spotting, Mark. This reminds me of the sago pudding my Mum would make for us when we were kids. I'm sure she was trying to punish us, cos I hated it :(

Jae
Jae 7 months ago

Interesting find, Mark.

Saturniidae27
Saturniidae27 7 months ago

This most likely could be Ductifera sucina, due to the type of environment it thrives in. Ductifera sucina is also a native fungi to Victoria. This link might further help in fungi of Australia.
https://www.fncv.org.au/wp-content/uploa...

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jun 15, 2020
Submitted on Jun 17, 2020

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