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Fan-Shaped Jelly Fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia) Growing up through cracks in decorticated wood.<br />
 Dacryopinax spathularia,Geotagged,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Fan-Shaped Jelly Fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia)

Growing up through cracks in decorticated wood.

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''Dacryopinax spathularia'' is an edible jelly fungus. It is orange in color. In Chinese culture, it is called ''guìhuā'ěr'' . It is sometimes included in a vegetarian dish called Buddha's delight.

The basionym of this species is ''Merulius spathularius''.

Similar species: Dacrymycetales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Feb 14, 2019. Captured Jul 14, 2018 21:56 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/3.5
  • 1/100s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm