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white fungus

Description:

This white fungus was very appealing to some ants and this spider. The fungus looked slimey-wet and snow-white. In fact, several of the plant stems covering this tree trunk appeared to be covered in this slimey-wet-mucus. Growing along with moss on this downed tree trunk.

Habitat:

Mixed pine, hard-wood forest in State Park in suburban Philadelphia, PA USA

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4 Comments

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 10 years ago

This is one I found in my house sometime ago: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/642...

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 10 years ago

Not VERY common like wall spiders, but you can cross with them even in gardens in big cities in Brazil.

Mostly Microbe
Mostly Microbe 10 years ago

I was afraid my "daddy long legs" might not be a daddy long legs, but I've never heard of an opilion before! Are they rare?

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 10 years ago

Nice picture. The insect seems to me an opilion, not a spider.

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Fort Washington, Pennsylvania

Spotted on Sep 13, 2011
Submitted on Sep 13, 2011

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