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Orange jelly like substance on downed wood.
"Oomycota or oomycetes (oömycetes) 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
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robertmarsh's ID: Class Oomycetes, a member of Kelp, Diatoms, and Allies (Kingdom Chromista)
Posted by robertmarsh over 3 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 about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Basidiomycota - Photo (c) John, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
naturalist39's ID: Basidiomycota (Phylum Basidiomycota)
Posted by naturalist39 about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Basidiomycota - Photo (c) John, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
john8's ID: Basidiomycota (Phylum Basidiomycota)
Posted by john8 12 months ago (Flag)
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Oomycetes - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Ken-ichi Ueda
robertmarsh's ID: Class Oomycetes, a member of Kelp, Diatoms, and Allies (Kingdom Chromista)
Life - Photo (c) David Hofmann, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
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Basidiomycota - Photo (c) John, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
naturalist39's ID: Basidiomycota (Phylum Basidiomycota)
john8 1 person agrees
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