Identification: Very interesting fungii

Discussion in 'Fungi, Lichens and Slime Molds' started by lkliewer, Sep 14, 2004.

  1. lkliewer

    lkliewer Active Member 10 Years

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    I took the following photos in Kelowna in a very marsh area -- the orange color is quite accurate. The brown ones were growing on the same log a couple of inches away from the orange ones -- probably a different stage of the same fungii. Any ideas?
     

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    Did anyone ever find out what this is? I've just found something similar in a child's playground, and need to identify. Any help appreciated.
     
  3. allelopath

    allelopath Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    I've seen something similar in my area, but have not been able to positively id it. It is very similar to the left photo, but more pink than orange. What is the substrate? (ie what is the species of the tree they are growing on?) Also, some sense of scale / size would help. Might be immature, pink aethalia of the slime mold, Lycogala epidendrum:
    http://www.discoverlife.org/nh/tx/Slime_Molds/
    or these:
    http://helios.bto.ed.ac.uk/bto/FungalBiology/slime.htm

    (links from a previous Daniel Mosquin post)
     

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