Jelly Rot Fungus Phlebia tremellosa (Schrader) Nakasone & Burdsall    Synonyms: Merulius tremellosus.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Polyporales   >   Family Meruliaceae   >   Genus Phlebia   

Description:

Fruiting body: Small bodies usually fused; white/pale yellow, hairy; margin curves outward to form a bracket; flesh white to pink, waxy or gelantinous. Fertile suface: Pinkish-orange to brownish-salmon; wrinkled or ribbed (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Often overlapping clusters usually on hardwoods, occasionally on conifers (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 49 records in the project database.

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A Jelly Rot Fungus (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/30/2009). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Carroll Co., Maryland (11/3/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Carroll Co., Maryland (11/3/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Carroll Co., Maryland (11/3/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Howard Co., Maryland (12/18/2015). Identified by Gary Lincoff. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus (multiple fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/29/2008). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Howard Co., Maryland (10/15/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus (Phlebia tremellosa) in Worcester Co., Maryland (4/30/2011). Notes from Lance Biechele: "spreading, resupinate, rubbery fruiting body... certainly not rare here on the Delmarva." Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/21/2020). (c) indigo_o, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by indigo_o via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/21/2020). (c) indigo_o, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by indigo_o via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Carroll Co., Maryland (10/16/2020). (c) Jillian, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jillian via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Frederick Co., Maryland (1/2/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Carroll Co., Maryland (10/16/2020). (c) Jillian, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jillian via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Howard Co., Maryland (10/22/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Howard Co., Maryland (10/22/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/2/2020). (c) vwiest, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by vwiest via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Howard Co., Maryland (10/22/2020). (c) R. DN., some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by R. DN. via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/2/2020). (c) vwiest, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by vwiest via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/28/2020). (c) wearethechampignons, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by wearethechampignons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/25/2020). (c) vidya17, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by vidya17 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (10/27/2020). (c) jdshide, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jdshide via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/4/2019). Identified by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/28/2020). (c) wearethechampignons, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by wearethechampignons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (11/10/2017). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (11/3/2017). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Jelly Rot Fungus in Howard Co., Maryland (10/15/2015). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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