Substrate:parasite on other lichens (Punctelia)
Golden-threaded cordyceps. At first glance it resembles an earth tongue, but digging down into the soil shows its true nature: like other cordyceps, this one is parasitic. Rather than attacking insects, it infects underground puffballs
On downed oak tree next to trail
On dead Malus fusca.
Observed on an Amanita sp.
Possibly Biscogniauxia capnodes var. rumpens growing on de-corticated, but solid, trunk of Kunzea robusta in moist gully of dry regenerating forest. Spores 20μm x 6 μm.