Observation 206095: Hypocrea sulphurea (Schwein.) Sacc.
When: 2015-06-04
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Date: 6-4-15

Location: Gorman Nature Center

County & State: Richland, OH, USA
Ecosystem: Forest

Elevation (where relevant):


Log, Above ground

Partially decorticated

Rot type: none

Identity of tree (if possible): American Elm

Trees within 20 feet: estimated, eight

Further Information:

There is a black substance growing on the log year around. The yellow part is visible in the warmer months but you can see the black substance below it. I had originally thought this to be Tremella mesenterica but now have rejected that idea. The lobes do not seem to develop over time.

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Recognized by sight: parasite on the jelly fungus Exidia

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