Bright red jelly fungi on decaying aspen branch.
this very thin crust was growing on the undersides of small branches of Acer saccharum (Sugar Maple)
growing on the underside of a log of Acer pensylvanicum
On Baccharis pilularis stems
On alder logs in woodpile
This is the Red Tree Brain. I found this on a tree in the woods behind the high school. Red Tree Brain is
a small, red, waxy, and stalk-less mushroom. Its wrinkled and wart-like appearance can be related back to their name, being Red Tree Brain.
The Peniophoraceae are a family of fungi in the order Russulales. Species of this family have a cosmopolitan distribution and are mostly saprobic, causing rots of standing and fallen wood. According to a 2008 estimate, the family contains 7 genera and 88 species.