Observation 7324: Peniophora rufa (Fr.) Boidin
When: 2008-04-17
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

Growing on what I believe to be a cottonwood twig. Other than that, not much info. My only guess is Tremella sp.

Proposed Names

7% (4)
Recognized by sight
54% (3)
Recognized by sight: hard to tell for sure, but this species typically grows on aspen or cottonwood.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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So where’s the Tremella parasite? ;-)
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2008-04-21 06:54:15 EEST (+0300)

If you followed the discussion of Tremella aurantia/mesenterica back from Jan. to Mar. of this year, we learned that the true Tremella mesenterica is a parasite of some species of Peniophora. Most of the ones discussed there were crusts, so it’s kind of neat to see a Peniophora looking like a Tremella. Seems like a case of you are what you’re eaten by!

Tremella or Dacrymyces…
By: Luke Bayler (Matango)
2008-04-18 05:48:49 EEST (+0300)

I vote for Tremella.

Created: 2008-04-18 04:44:40 EEST (+0300)
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