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Dacrymyces palmatus

Orange Jelly

Family Dacrymycetaceae


Potentially Edible
Irregular lobed mass of bright orange jelly.

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Description

Mushroom: 1-6 cm (3/8-2 3/8") wide and 1-2.5 cm (3/8-1") high. Brainlike to lobed.

Flesh: Gelatinous and tough.

Spore print: Yellow.

 

Mushroom (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA)
Mushroom


Mushroom (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA)
Mushroom


Habitat and Range

On coniferous wood. Throughout North America.

Season

May- November.

 



Mushroom (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA)
Mushroom

Mushroom on Coniferous Wood (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA)
Mushroom on Coniferous Wood

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