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Red tree Brain (Peniophora rufa)

Observed: 1st January 1980 By: Kevin MatthewsKevin Matthews’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

D.M.H.'s picture

i found something very

i found something very similar today but no idea what it is. Do you know what the wood type was?

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Kevin Matthews's picture

no, unfortunately not, just

no, unfortunately not, just on a piece of old fencing

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Could this be Dacrymyces

Could this be Dacrymyces palmatus?

D.M.H.'s picture

No I dont think so,

No I dont think so, Dacrymyces species are yellow-orange not red =/

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synan's picture

Sporodochia?

They resemble the sporodochia (not the red pycnidia) of a Nectria sp., but these are usually a paler orange. Just a stray thought.

Nigel