Observation 88023: Non-fungal

When: 2012-01-12

Collection location: Oakdale Dr., Cornelia, Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: William Tanneberger (William)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

-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 09:57:08 CEST (+0200)

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 16:27:58 CEST (+0200)
scope it?
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-02-20 17:16:43 CET (+0100)
Star jelly?
By: Hamilton (ham)
2012-02-20 16:47:44 CET (+0100)
I think
By: Andreas (AK_CCM)
2012-02-20 06:56:36 CET (+0100)

…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)
2012-02-20 04:11:46 CET (+0100)

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

Created: 2012-02-20 03:34:48 CET (+0100)
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