Observation 25482: Sebacina incrustans (Pers. :Fr.) Tul. & C. Tul.
When: 2009-08-12
Who: Jonathan M
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Jellyish texture grow almost anywhere (ground sphaignum plant base…)

Was very common on this forest…

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: The only time I saw this species I had no clue what it was. Apparently it has a tendency to grow up whatever is around!
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Recognized by sight: Sebacina concrescens is an encrusting species, using dead or living stems and other low-growing plant material to form semi-erect basidiomes which are typically gelatinous, semi-lobate, and white, turning brown in herbarium material. Sebacina incrustans has a similar habit, but is lessgelatinous (it would never be mistaken for a Tremella species), more closely attached, non-lobate, and typically cream to ochraceous. Burt(1921) noted that Tremella concrescens “is so soft that it may possibly be confused… with the white plasmodium of a myxomycete.”

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