Observation 128949: Mucilago crustacea P. Micheli ex F.H. Wigg.
When: 2010-02-02
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: Not yellow enough in this stage of development for Fuligo septica

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Yellow enough
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2013-02-20 02:46:13 PST (-0800)

Mucilago crustacea doesn’t turn into Fuligo septica. Mucilago crustacea starts out off-white to slightly yellowish, and Fuligo septica starts out bright yellow. Both species fade in age, but this looks pretty fresh, so if it was Fuligo septica it would be a lot more yellow.

By: MyCallOhGee
2013-02-19 11:17:58 PST (-0800)

When you say “Not yellow enough in this stage of development for Fuligo septica”. Does it generally develop from Mucilago crustacea to Fuligo septica?

By: MyCallOhGee
2013-02-19 03:59:35 PST (-0800)

There were multiple specimens when I found this one, much of them were yellow or pale yellow in color. But am just an amateur.

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