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Photo © Robert Marsh, all rights reserved
mt si (Google, OSM)
47.5216324387, -121.7408475683
Accuracy: 1329m
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Description

Orange jelly like substance on downed wood.
"Oomycota or oomycetes (o├Âmycetes) form a distinct phylogenetic lineage of fungus-like eukaryotic microorganisms. They are filamentous, microscopic, absorptive organisms that reproduce both sexually and asexually" (Wikipedia)
see mt si april 28 journal entry for habitat

Oomycetes
May. 24, 2012 22:20:48 -0700
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Oomycetes - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
robertmarsh's ID: Class Oomycetes, a member of Kelp, Diatoms, and Allies (Kingdom Chromista)
Posted by robertmarsh over 2 years ago (Flag)
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This is not an ooymcete. It is a basidiomycete. I was going to suggest the genus Dacrymyces, but I am not sure. It is a jelly fungus of some sort, though.

Posted by naturalist39 over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Basidiomycetes - Photo (c) John, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
naturalist39's ID: Basidiomycetes (Phylum Basidiomycota)
Posted by naturalist39 over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Oomycetes - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
robertmarsh's ID: Class Oomycetes, a member of Kelp, Diatoms, and Allies (Kingdom Chromista)
Basidiomycetes - Photo (c) John, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
naturalist39's ID: Basidiomycetes (Phylum Basidiomycota)

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