Jellied False Coral Sebacina schweinitzii (Peck) Oberwinker    Synonyms: Tremellodendron schweinitzii.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Tremellomycetes   >   Order Tremellales   >   Family Exidiaceae   >   Genus Sebacina   

Status:

Found solitary or in groups. On ground in hardwood (oaks) or mixed forest.

Description:

Coral-like, white to yellowish, partially fused roundish to flattened blunt erect branches arise from central base; flesh tough/leathery. Odor not distinctive. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 30 records in the project database.

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Jellied False Coral in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/5/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Jellied False Coral in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/5/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Jellied False Coral (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/4/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Jellied False Coral (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/11/2019). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Jellied False Coral in Howard Co., Maryland (7/10/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Jellied False Coral (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/22/2019). Verified by Jo and Bob Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Jellied False Coral (side view of fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/22/2019). Verified by Jo and Bob Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Jellied False Coral in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/23/2020). (c) Emily Summerbell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emily Summerbell, Ph.D. via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Jellied False Coral in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/24/2020). (c) Elissa Totin, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Elissa Totin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Jellied False Coral in Howard Co., Maryland (6/15/2020). (c) emilio_c, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Jellied False Coral in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/20/2018). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Jellied False Coral in Howard Co., Maryland (7/12/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Jellied False Coral in Howard Co., Maryland (7/12/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Jellied False Coral in Harford Co., Maryland (7/11/2019). (c) darylm, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by darylm via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Jellied False Coral specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (6/22/2019). Ellipsoid/sausage-shaped, smooth, hyaline; measured 10.3-13.0 x 5.8-6.4 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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