Calocera aff. sinensis

Calocera aff. sinensis

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(Calocera)

FAMILY

Dacrymcetaceae

Species

Calocera aff. sinensis

Common name

Calocera

Colour

Yellow to orange

Habitat

Rotting wood

Description

This small fungus is one of the jelly fungi so named because the fruiting body is soft, pliable and jelly-like. They are found on rotting logs and timber after rain and disappear as the wood dries. The body is erect, 1-1.5 cm high, simple or branched rods which are yellow to orange.