found growing on an old log sproe print white. this tast like water and feels like water in your mouth.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:03:45 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘New river Gorge area Kaymore trail. Fayete Co. West Virginia’ to ‘Kaymore Mine Trail, New River Gorge National River, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA’


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10% (4)
Recognized by sight: growing on old hard wood logs
Used references: Mushroom Dymystifyed David Aurora
Based on microscopic features: spores broadly Eliptical 10 mircons
20% (6)
Recognized by sight: it doesn’t look “leafy” enough for T. foliacea.
-25% (3)
Recognized by sight

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Don’t know why
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-01-04 17:44:46 CST (+0800)

this popped up now, but I have to mention that the spore shape in Exidia is allantoid, like sausages. Tremella has broadly ellipsoid to globose spores, a better match with the description of this obs..

Not T. foliacea
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2008-11-05 06:28:10 CST (+0800)

I agree that it is not leafy enough. Tremella foliacea is often soft ball sized or larger and almost Sparassis-like, but gelatinous.