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Dessicated, Exidia glandulosa

Observed: 17th January 2013 By: Alison GalbraithAlison Galbraith’s reputation in Fungi and LichensAlison Galbraith’s reputation in Fungi and LichensAlison Galbraith’s reputation in Fungi and LichensAlison Galbraith’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

D.M.H.'s picture

A desicated example

A desicated example

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Diatrype grow THROUGH the

Diatrype grow THROUGH the bark not on it.

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OK, it was tough, and crust

OK, it was tough, and crust like, I am very puzzled indeed

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Could it have been dried up

Could it have been dried up Exidia glandulosa?

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Desicated=dried up ;-)

Desicated=dried up ;-)

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If you had brought it home

If you had brought it home and left it in water it would reabsorb water and become usual jelly like blob.

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Yes, a dessicated example,

Yes, a dessicated example, missed your post, sorry

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but not my poor spelling lol

but not my poor spelling lol

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I shall go and retrieve it

I shall go and retrieve it and see :D

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I need all the help I can get

I need all the help I can get right now with identifying things as I have just got into fungi over the past few months and it's an enormous challenge, but it's enjoyable and addictive!

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It grows on you (pun

It grows on you (pun intended) always happily share any hints and tips I know. Its doubly difficult, as in this case, where specimen is not as it usually occurres in books.

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Thank you for your advice, I

Thank you for your advice, I have lots of pics, some of which I cannot identify and will post, and some ones which I can, which is great. The latest great find was an albino variant of the Jelly Ear Fungus - Auricularia auricula-judae!

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I now agree

Hi DMH,
See, I can agree with you :D

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Hello Alison :-)sorry I

Hello Alison :-)sorry I somehow missed your post.

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