Golden Ear {Tremella aurantia}; basidia which are stalked instead of sessile & parasitizes the mycelium of {Stereum hirsutum} instead of {Peniophora} unlike “Witch’s Butter”

Location Summary

Substrate:  parasitizing Stereum hirsutum mycellium on downed hardwoods in Coastal Forest
Frequency:  common

Identification Characteristics


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