These brightly colored yellow to orange fungi came out on the cracks and crevices of a dead wood.
The fruiting bodies started out as a single rounded stalk then as it gets older, it flattens towards the upper part.
Forming a shape of a spatula and widens up more, making it look like a fan. It grows in clusters or in rows. Some will branched out.
Growing in cluster
They are soft, bouncy and rubbery if touched. When expose to sun, they dried out and shrink
When exposed to sun
They became hardy and changed to reddish-orange in color, but after heavy rains, they turned back to their gelatinous appearance again.
Location: Toril/ Habitat: Dead woods/ Phylum: Basidiomycota/ Order: Dacrymycetales/ Family: Dacrymycetaceae/ Species: Dacryopinax sp. ~spathularia
Close-up view of Xylaria, ascomycetous fungi.
A fungi with twisted branching fruiting bodies, color black at the base and powdered grayish-white color towards the middle going to the top. It looks like a burnt twig covered with ash powder on its body. If you look closely, you can see powdered substance spreading out at its base.
Dr. Medina, examining fungus.
We found this fungus growing on a rotten wood covered with mosses and leaf litters.
Location: Buda/ Phylum: Ascomycota/ Species: Xylaria sp.
Found in a rotten wood growing through the mosses. These fungi were small and erect. Appeared in masses and noticeable because of their contrasting black and white color.
The color of the base is black, powdery gray towards the middle and color white at the tip.
The fruiting bodies of this batch were not branching out, with single spike only.
Location: Buda/ Division: Ascomycota/ Family: Xylariaceae/ Species: Xylaria sp.
Found this small, white mushroom growing on top of the soil and decomposing leaf litters in the forest.
It has an orange to brown colored dust on top of its cap.
Tiny mushroom exposing gills
In the forest I found this lone tiny mushroom making its way through the mosses. Its cap was folded upward exposing the gills.
This lone shelf fungi was found in a fallen tree.
Location: Buda/ Habitat: Forest/ Phylum: Basidiomycota
A common bracket fungus where its cap were forming the shape of a cup. It grows in a decaying branch of a tree.
Location: Buda/ Phylum: Basidiomycota/ Class: Agaricomycetes