David Beattie's picture

Orange fungus

Observed: 18th March 2013 By: David Beattie
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Description:
Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

David Beattie's picture

The specimen was about 1/4

The specimen was about 1/4 inch wide and 2 inches long

dejayM's picture

Take a moment

....here
http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/317882?nav=users_observations
I used to call this Witches' Butter - a 'better' name than yellow brain (I think).
Do note, however that is a parasite of another fungus in that tree you show. The host is often a member of the crust fungi, often hidden but sometimes seen by close examination.

D.M.H.'s picture

Peniophora

Is the host and it is evident as the pink patches on branch.

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