When: 2009-02-20

Collection location: Strouds Run State Park, Athens, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

This orange stuff was growing on the bottom of a rotting hardwood log.

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Trentepohlia species?
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2011-04-17 01:39:21 CST (+0800)

Dan – I have been watching a brown-orange thing growing on the bottom of a log for weeks. there is more now in other places. I don’t have a scope, but I wanted you to be aware of this observation: Trentepohlia aurea (64607) and this one Trentepohlia sp. (65288).

no spores
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-02-23 01:32:20 CST (+0800)

If I see this again, I’ll collect some.

By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2009-02-22 11:05:18 CST (+0800)

Hi Dan. Did you get a chance to look at the spores? Tomentella spores are very distinct— dark and very spiny. I think it’s probably a Tomentella, but the microscope tells you in 2 seconds. I can;t think of what else it might be anyway.