Ecoregion: Southern Outer Piedmont
Habitat: Growing on hardwood log, under the bark
Substrate: Wood, dead hardwood
Nearest_Tree: Hardwood, hickoty
Habit: Few
Cap/upper_surface: Fruiting body ca 10 cm across; tightly branched arising from root base; densely packed spines (2-3 cm long) hanging from branches in clusters; white when young, becoming yellow-brown with age
Spore_Print: White
Spores: Subglobose; smooth
Collector: Joan Knapp
Identifier: Joan Knapp
Collection_#: FYA-20171201-09


Spores on bark

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Recognized by sight: Spines hanging in clusters from branches

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By: Joan Knapp (PucaK)
2017-12-03 02:31:16 CET (+0100)

It was an interesting find. I was photographing something else and spotted what looked like a coral poking out from under the bark. Was quite surprised when I found this underneath the bark.

By: Jess Evans (JBE16)
2017-12-03 02:20:57 CET (+0100)

A wonderful shot, Joan.

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