This was growing on the under side of an oak log.

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This may be the fertile growth of the purple fuzz fungi. It looks exactly like a specimen Alan Rockefeller found in Mexico:

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Recognized by sight: Purple fuzz growing on debris of log from observation:
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Used references: Observation 198256

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I was not sure.
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2015-02-26 18:30:28 PST (-0800)

If they were the same. This was growing on the same log as my previous observation:

purple fuzz?
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-02-26 16:04:27 PST (-0800)

I see a few purple-fuzz spots. And the fuzzy crust we’ve discussed a few times this year does bleed red. I wonder if this is just an extreme form?