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Unknown Crust Fungus I picked up this chunk of really wet, rotting wood because it was blue (from Chlorociboria sp.), and when I turned it over, I found it to be covered with a purple crust fungus. I have no idea what it is.<br />
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Habitat: Rotting wood (probably a conifer) in a mixed forest Geotagged,United States,Winter,chlorociboria,crust fungus,fungus Click/tap to enlarge

Unknown Crust Fungus

I picked up this chunk of really wet, rotting wood because it was blue (from Chlorociboria sp.), and when I turned it over, I found it to be covered with a purple crust fungus. I have no idea what it is.

Habitat: Rotting wood (probably a conifer) in a mixed forest

    comments (2)

  1. Interesting! Posted 8 hrs ago
    1. And, it was more purple in person than this photo indicates! I got a suggestion on MO that it could be a slime mold. Posted 1 hrs ago, modified 1 hrs ago

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Uploaded Jan 13, 2020. Captured Jan 12, 2020 13:01 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/128s
  • ISO2000
  • 100mm