Observation 80889: Phleogena faginea (Fr.) Link
When: 2011-10-23
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on rotting oak stump on bark near the ground. Looks weather beaten and tired out. I estimate them to have been about 5 mm high. Photo quality held up with cropping; it looks like Terana caerulea may be an associate.

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Used references: George Barron p. 109
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Thanks damon brunette and Darvin
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-04-24 22:16:02 ART (-0300)
Slime mold
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-10-29 13:01:55 ART (-0300)

This looks like a slime mold with lime in the peridium and not the soft bladder fungus.

By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2011-10-28 21:13:49 ART (-0300)

It definitely weirded me out when I saw it. Barron says it is often mistaken for jelly fungus. With this ob, I can see why.


whoah. very weird little fungi.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-10-27 23:31:11 ART (-0300)

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