Fan-shaped Jelly Fungus Dacryopinax spathularia (Schwein.) G. W. Martin    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Dacrymycetes   >   Order Dacrymycetales   >   Family Dacrymycetaceae   >   Genus Dacryopinax   

Description:

Fruiting body: Light yellow to bright yellow-orange; up to 1"; spatula/shoehorn-shaped; wavy, lobed margin; rubbery. Stalk: Round at base, flattened above; yellow to yellow-orange (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Usually dense groups on debarked hardwood.

There are 71 records in the project database.

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Fan-shaped Jelly Fungus (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (12/13/2011). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Fan-shaped Jelly Fungus (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/2/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Fan-shaped Jelly Fungus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/9/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Fan-shaped Jelly Fungus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/9/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Fan-shaped Jelly Fungus in Frederick Co., Maryland (1/8/2020). (c) laurabankey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by laurabankey via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Fan-shaped Jelly Fungus in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/4/2020). (c) Debbie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Debbie via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Fan-shaped Jelly Fungus in Frederick Co., Maryland (1/8/2020). (c) laurabankey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by laurabankey via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Fan-shaped Jelly Fungus spores from a specimen collected in Howard Co., Maryland (8/2/2016). Yellowish, sausage-shaped, smooth; single septum at maturity; measured 10.5-3.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Fan-shaped Jelly Fungus in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Fan-shaped Jelly Fungus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/8/2020). (c) Katya Tregub, all rights reserved. Photo by Katya Tregub-Emrick. (MBP list)


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