Exidia nucleata

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Exidia nucleata

15 February 2009 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

An irregular blob, often fused with other specimens, surface smooth, whitish or pinkish, to about 2 cm across

Flesh

Gelatinous, soft, whitish to pinkish, with hard white inclusions

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

All year

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

On dead wood from deciduous trees

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores sausage shaped or cylindrical, smooth (10-14) x (3.5-5) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

Take care not to confuse with Exidia thuretiana which lacks the inclusions