Hypomyces aurantius

    Description

    This fungus consists of orange, pear shaped fruit bodies, each up to 0.3mm in diameter. A yellowish cobwebby subiculum of hyphae expands across the surface of the host to support the orange fruit bodies.

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    Habitat

    Grows densely clustered on the fungal fruit bodies of rotting polypores (bracket fungi).

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