Tulasnella violea

Tulasnella violea

Tulasnella violea is a species of effused (patch-forming) fungi in the Tulasnellaceae family.
Tulasnella violea I'm not sure how to describe this fungus! It was growing under the bark of fallen pitch pine (Pinus rigida) and looked crust-like. The color was bubblegum pink.

Habitat: Coniferous forest
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Distribution

The widespread genus is estimated to contain around 50 species.

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Taxonomy
KingdomFungi
DivisionBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderCantharellales
FamilyTulasnellaceae
GenusTulasnella
SpeciesTulasnella violea