Observation 32134: Tremella Pers.
When: 2010-01-17
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Red, rubbery fungus found on a rotting oak log. Clump was about 2.5" long.

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By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-01-19 14:46:37 CST (-0500)

Are you sure? Were their undersides smooth or a bit rough, or were they honeycombed?

Honeycombed = polypore, anything else = Stereum. The photo resolution isn’t high enough to be sure but it’s probably Stereum given its appearance, and then the dark jelly nearby is probably Tremella.

By: Natalie McNear
2010-01-18 17:35:05 CST (-0500)

Yes, there were bright orange polypores covering the log, with some clumps of the red, rubbery fungi interspersed between them.

By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-01-18 14:41:01 CST (-0500)

Tremella foliacea. As I understand it, Tremella often are parasitic on Stereum and it looks like there’s some Stereum on this wood, perhaps S. complicatum.

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