Jellied False Coral Tremellodendron schweinitzii G.F. Atkinson  

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 4 records in the project database.

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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 (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)

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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