1mm to 3mm Orange dots on bark at base of Oak tree on high windy ridge in Shenandoah – First noticed on February 22, 2011.

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P. rufa convoluted,
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-03-02 21:59:32 PST (-0800)

on Populus or aspen or cottonwood and usually dead wood, see, Kuo, M. (2009, February). Peniophora rufa. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: and MO obs 68220; N. cinnabarina comprised of aggregated balls, on hardwoods, widespread see and MO obs 311267. See second photo of this obs.

Looks like Christian was right.

Peniophora rufa, as I understand
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2014-03-02 12:25:17 PST (-0800)

should be something wrinkled cushion shaped over the bark. It doesn’t seem so. About Nectria, there are too many species, I’m not able to suggest one.

Why Elsa?
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2014-03-02 11:47:59 PST (-0800)

Love your suggestion, I am just not that familiar with either species and I see something like this frequently in some years…,

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-04-17 20:36:01 PDT (-0700)

I need to stick to things with gills or pores…

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