Observation 5516: Auricularia delicata group
When: 2006-11-15
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Date only accurate to the month.

Proposed Names

-77% (2)
Recognized by sight
14% (2)
Recognized by sight: Gelatinous; distinctly reticulate, anastomose gill pattern; BUGS!; lateral attachment; growing in groups on dead/decaying wood; subtropical/tropical/temperate.
85% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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cool
By: Jonathan M
2011-02-01 20:13:20 EST (-0500)

I have a friend who take a picture (likely) of this species in costa rica , is it a rare species? whe dOn’t have it back up in canada.

Nay!
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2009-11-18 16:26:00 EST (-0500)

Favolus/Favolaschia (both relegated back to Polyporous if I’m not mistaken) are poroid fleshy fungi. These are most certainly jelly fungus, Auricularia delicata to be precise, and as the presence of the bug buffet line demonstrates, are quite edible!

Favolaschia sp.?
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2007-12-21 00:57:29 EST (-0500)

I’d start with Favolaschia and see what you think.

A little more detail?
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2007-12-18 16:08:11 EST (-0500)

While it’s technically possible to make multiple Observations in two different countries on the same day, I believe regular visitors to this site would appreciate a little more detailed information. Not only would the specifics make your postings more interesting, they also can help in the identification.

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