Identification: What is this hairy orange stuff?

Discussion in 'Fungi, Lichens and Slime Molds' started by ruauu2, Oct 6, 2007.

  1. ruauu2

    ruauu2 Active Member

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    Found in SW OH in summer on unknown wood. Thanks!
     

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    Illecippo Active Member

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    I think that cannot be a mushroom.
    I'm sorry, i've never see this kind of thing...
    Nico
     
  3. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    I've seen this before, typically on poplar cut for firewood that's been in contact with the ground. That said, I've no idea what it is.
     
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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Hmm, hmm. What about Phanerochaete chrysorhizon:

     
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    hmm...VERY curious to know myself? i've posted an image of this stuff earlier on this site and have yet for an ID on it. almost like an orange 'moss'......but not?
     

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