Scarlet Waxcrust - Phlebia coccineofulva
Some parts were more orange, while other sections were red. It was very vibrant and was also wet – I’m not sure if it was from rain or guttation. The entire area covered was about 60 cm long.
Habitat: Rotting wood in a coniferous forest.
''Phlebia coccineofulva'', commonly known as the scarlet waxcrust, is a species of crust fungus in the family Meruliaceae. It was described as a new species by Lewis David de Schweinitz in 1832. The fungus is found in North America, continental Europe, and northern Asia, where it grows as a saprophyte on decaying stumps and woody forest debris.