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Guepinia helvelloides
Guepinia helvelloides
Apricot Jelly Mushroom
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 6666 6666 0814 0058 (2014-08-05)

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  • date of photo  Mar 14, 2013
  • location   Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve (Sonoma County, California, US)
  • notes   Guepinia is a genus of fungus in the Auriculariales order. It is a monotypic genus, containing the single species Guepinia helvelloides, commonly known as the apricot jelly. The fungus produces salmon-pink, ear-shaped, gelatinous fruit bodies that grow solitarily or in small tufted groups on soil, usually associated with buried rotting wood. Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve is a state park in California, United States, preserving 805 acres (326 ha) of Coast redwood trees (Sequoia sempervirens). The reserve is located in Sonoma County, just north of Guerneville, California.
  • CalAcademy slide #   Apricot Jelly Mushroom 130314 _7002271
  • photo category: Fungi - fungi
  • original filename: Apricot Jelly Mushroom 130314 _7002281.jpg

  • common names   Apricot Jelly Mushroom (photographer)
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