growing beneath a slab of redwood bark from a fallen redwood; looks like an agaricus,perhaps?
so weird and jelly-like; rather common in the duff under Douglas firs
growing beneath Doug fir and redwood; had a distinct smell - couldn't quite describe it; not terribly pleasant
large, dark shelf fungus growing on Douglas fir log. First photo shows both sides, though the top shelf was detached already and in the duff; bottom attached shelf is about 14 inches wide
Basidiomycota /bəˌsɪdi.ɵmaɪˈkoʊtə/ is one of two large phyla that, together with the Ascomycota, constitute the subkingdom Dikarya (often referred to as the "higher fungi") within the kingdom Fungi. More specifically the Basidiomycota include these groups: mushrooms, puffballs, stinkhorns, bracket fungi, other polypores, jelly fungi, boletes, chanterelles, earth stars, smuts, bunts, rusts, mirror yeasts, and the human pathogenic yeast Cryptococcus. Basically, Basidiomycota are filamentous fungi composed of hyphae (except for yeasts), and reproducing sexually via the formation...