Observation 54563: Vitis L.

When: 2010-10-02

Collection location: Tallman State Park, New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: damon brunette (damonbrunette)

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Recognized by sight: This was a huge mass of jelly sitting several places on a grape vine that was downed. Wondering if its from sap, resin.. or fungal. It had no odor, or taste. (yes i tasted this!) It was a clear to amber color, and appeared after 5 inches of two day rain which may result in its size. Anybody seen this goo?
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By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2010-10-03 16:05:44 NZDT (+1300)

That is a sap from the vine. I have several old grape vines and they exhibit the same thing. it seems to exuded from old branches and wounds but I believe it to be sap.

By: Hamilton (ham)
2010-10-03 14:21:54 NZDT (+1300)

…something we seen floating around the woods in February.

Anyway I think that might be some sap you have there. Not totally sure though.

By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2010-10-03 14:14:58 NZDT (+1300)

judging by your icon (which looks like sci fi activity) wasnt sure!

By: Hamilton (ham)
2010-10-03 14:08:36 NZDT (+1300)


By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2010-10-03 13:59:57 NZDT (+1300)

kidding about that , right?

Star jelly…
By: Hamilton (ham)
2010-10-03 13:52:13 NZDT (+1300)

…I’ll bet.

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