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Dacrymyces stillatus
common jelly-spot

Habitat: It often occurs on cedar-board fences becoming apparent every time it rains.

Substrate: conifer wood, occasionally hardwood substrates

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

It comes in two forms, one is dark orange or reddish orange and rather soft and produces asexual spores. The sexual form is usually watery gelatinous to firm, yellow, orange or reddish orange, sometimes with a short stipe and rather small and cushion-shaped, but sometimes forming larger confluent masses.

Accepted Name:
Dacrymyces stillatus Nees: Fr.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Dacrymyces stillatus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

CalPhotos: Dacrymyces stillatus photos

2 photographs:
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