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Phlebia tremellosa
trembling Merulius, jelly rot, gelatinous woodcrust

Habitat: mainly a fall fungus and occurs on stumps, logs, and woody debris of both hardwoods and conifers

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

The fruitbodies can consist of flat patches, but more often form overlapping, fused, undulating to irregular caps. The consistency is soft, elastic, and gelatinous when fresh. The cap is white to yellowish or pinkish, hairy to tomentose, and typically has a white to translucent edge. The undersurface is yellow, orange, or salmon pink and composed of folds and ridges that form net-like shallow pores, often in radial rows.

Accepted Name:
Phlebia tremellosa (Schrad.: Fr.) Nakasone & Burds.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Phlebia tremellosa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Phlebia tremellosa photos.

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