Coral Spot Fungus Nectria cinnabarina (Tode) Fries  


Found in dense clusters on decaying hardwoods.


Fruiting body: Shades of red; round with tiny warts (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Coral Spot Fungus growing on Red Maple in Howard Co., Maryland (9/28/2014). Identification verified by examination of spores. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Coral Spot Fungus (overall) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/30/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

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