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Nidula candida
Nidula candida
Common Gel Bird's Nest
Photographer: Julie Wakelin

ID: 0000 0000 0209 0746 (2009-02-08)

Copyright © 2009 Julie Wakelin

  • date of photo  Nov 11, 2007
  • location   British Columbia, Gabriola Island (Gulf Islands), Canada
  • family Nidulariaceae
  • notes   The 'eggs' or peridioles are the spore cases. When rain hits the nests, the spore cases splash out. This is called splash-cup dispersal. The spores can be projected up to 7 feet.
  • photo category: Fungi - fungi

  • common names   Common Gel Bird's Nest (photographer)
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