Tag Archives: Jelly Fungus

Frozen Willow Jellies

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I found these ice encrusted Willow Jelly Fungi in my back yard this morning. The fact that they were frozen is of little importance except that they made an interesting subject for my new Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 camera. Yes, I … Continue reading

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Orange Jelly Fungi Provide a Feast for Springtails

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In the photo above, a large group of springtails is feeding upon an orange jelly fungus (Dacrymyces palmatus). Springtails are detritivores, which means that they consume decomposing organic matter. Other examples of detritivores include earthworms and crabs. They differ slightly … Continue reading

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Willow Jelly Fungi

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A couple days ago, while wandering along the edge of the woods in my back yard, I came across some jellies growing on dead branches of willow trees. These fungi did not appear on any of the other trees in … Continue reading

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