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Sulphur sago

Trichoderma sulphureum

Description:

From a distance this resembles dog vomit slime mold (Fuligo septica) and close up it resembles sago pudding,
There were two patches about 60mm long and about 4mm thick.

Habitat:

Found on a damp log in the local national park. Dandenong Ranges NP.

Notes:

Synonymous with Hypocrea sulphurea, Sphaeria sulfurea
Apparently this stuff is parasitic on Exidia sp. !!
https://www.messiah.edu/Oakes/fungi_on_w...
https://bie.ala.org.au/species/NZOR-6-13...

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Mark Ridgway
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Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jun 10, 2020
Submitted on Jun 10, 2020

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