Exidia thuretiana

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Exidia thuretiana

December 2000. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Gelatinous, translucent or milky white growth on the surface of wood, often fused together

Flesh

Whitish, translucent, gelatinous

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn and early Winter

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

On dead wood of broadleaf trees, favouring beech

Microscopic Features

Spores sausage shaped or cylindrical, smooth (13-20) x (5-7) µm2

Edibility

Not edible

Notes

Take care not to confuse with Exidia nucleata

Additional Photographs

Exidia thuretiana

2 February 2008 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin