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Observer

smpbiologist223

Date

July 16, 2014 10:03 AM EDT

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Square

Observer

fluffberger

Date

July 9, 2014

Description

Small to medium cup fungus, finely hairy and dark brown on the outer surface, light brown to yellowish brown on the inner surface. The cup is rubbery and squishy, like tough jello. It grows on dead sticks.

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

June 18, 2013

Description

This cup fungus has a brown interior, with a fuzzy dark brown exterior. It has the texture of tough jello, and grows on wood.

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screws

Date

June 19, 2013

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Observer

tonyg

Date

July 4, 2013

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Observer

susanelliott

Date

March 1, 2013

Description

very rubbery texture

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

June 5, 2012 04:02 PM EDT

Description

Hairy Rubber Cup

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Description from Wikipedia

Galiella rufa, commonly known as the rubber cup, the rufous rubber cup, or the hairy rubber cup, is a species of fungus in the family Sarcosomataceae. The fungus produces cup-shaped fruit bodies that typically grow in clusters on branches and exposed portions of buried wood throughout eastern and Midwest North America and in Malaysia. The fruit bodies have the texture of tough, gelatinous rubber, and have a rough, blackish-brown, felt-like outer surface and a smooth reddish-brown...

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