Observation 88023: Non-fungal
When: 2012-01-12
No herbarium specimen

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-28% (1)
Recognized by sight
30% (2)
Recognized by sight: never saw an exidia on leaves, don’t even look like an exidia…

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-07-08 03:57:08 CDT (-0400)

check out how much your oviducts picture looks like this one of Sebacina epigaea:


either of these could very well be the ID several “star jelly” sightings are in need of.

Star jelly for sure!
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-05-05 10:27:58 CDT (-0400)
scope it?
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-02-20 11:16:43 CST (-0500)
Star jelly?
By: Hamilton (ham)
2012-02-20 10:47:44 CST (-0500)
I think
By: Andreas (AK_CCM)
2012-02-20 00:56:36 CST (-0500)

…these objects are oviducts of amphibians regurgitated by predators such as martens or raptors. Look at this picture:


also seen here:
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-02-19 22:11:46 CST (-0500)

I seem to remember an observation of something very similar, but the observer reported it was very firm. Still rubbery, slippery, but tough.

Created: 2012-02-19 21:34:48 CST (-0500)
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