Observation 67041: Cryptococcus macerans (Frederiksen) Phaff & Fell

When: 2011-05-07

Collection location: Beaver Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Bob Zuberbuhler (Bob Z)

No specimen available

This orange, very soft jelly like fungus was found on a birch stump. The surface was “lumpy” and no gills or pores were seen.

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75% (2)
Used references: Cornell Mushroom blog. This could be a yeast eating a sap. Further down in her acticle she states ‘the May 2006 issue of The Mycologist includes an article about a ‘microbial consortium’ on birch stumps in Germany’ So the birch may play key here.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-05-07 08:26:09 PDT (-0700)

Darv gets this magazine. Or someone he knows has the online archives….

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