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Fungus 9: Jelly Fungus

Jelly Fungus
Dacryopinax sp.

These brightly colored yellow to orange fungi came out on the cracks and crevices of a dead wood.

Jelly Fungus
Flattens upward

The fruiting bodies  started out as a single rounded stalk then as it gets older, it flattens towards the upper part.

Jelly Fungus

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.

Jelly Fungus
Growing in cluster

They are soft, bouncy and rubbery if touched. When expose to sun, they dried out and shrink

Jelly Fungus
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.

Jelly Fungus


Location: Toril/ Habitat: Dead woods/ Phylum: Basidiomycota/ Order: Dacrymycetales/ Family: Dacrymycetaceae/ Species: Dacryopinax sp. ~spathularia

Fungus 1: Jelly Fungus

Calocera sp. ~viscosa
Calocera sp.~viscosa

This fungus has a branching fruiting bodies which varies from yellow, orange and white (rare) colors. Has a gelatinous and slimy texture. It becomes hard and shriveled when dried, and turns to its original form when wet. I found this one in a rotten log.

 Location: South Cotabato/ Phylum: Basidiomycota/ Class: Dacrymycetes/ Species: Calocera sp.