Observation 267359: Cyttaria darwinii Berk.

Growing on Nothofagus (southern beech). Light, sweet fruity odor, similar to Panatone.

Tough bouncy fruit bodies, about the size of golf balls, interior sticky and gelatinous.

Species Lists


Mature specimen with pores open.
Immature specimen.
Fruit bodies scattered on ground.
Large gall on trunk of nothofagus.

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Gamundí (1971)

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