Small fungus growing on wood. When young it has a browish cap with darker brown scales, and orange/yellow gills. When mature, the top is grayish white, and the faded gills turn brownish from the brown spores.
Growing in scattered troops in a Douglas fir dominant city park. Various stages of development, but all seemed newly budding.
Shelf fungus - under oak trees. Gills underneath. Not edible.
Velvety soft white cap, leaf litter
On a fallen Oak in the riparian zone of Glacial Heritage Preserve.
Also called Totally Tediuis Tubaria
Overcast, raining. Found on trail on Bastyr U campus. Growing in a clump on a dead big-leaf maple branch on the ground. Edge is wavy, and top is white to off-white. Top is fillamentous, yellowish with scales (maybe scales?). Gills on underside are white to buff and unequal. NO stem. Spores are brown. Attached to log on one side (off center). Smallest collected was 1cm in diameter; largest was 4.5cm.
Slimy, slug colored (yellow/brown) gilled caps growing out of down maple. No stalk, half cap. Striate margin. White and brown gills. P. menzeseii, sword fern, and bryophytes.
Substrate: bark of fallen branch
Habitat: Acer macrophyllum, Pseudotsuga menziesii, Thuja plicata, Hedera helix
Description: soft flesh, tawny in color, lacking stem, attached at side and sometimes top to wood, dark spores, cap covered in brown fibrillose scales
Collected at 14:45, 12º C, cloudy, had been raining for a week after a long dry spell