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Exidia glandulosa.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Black Jelly Roll, Boszorkányvaj, Exidie glanduleuse, Hexenbutter, Kormos mirigygomba, Warziger Drüsling, Witches’ Butter
Exidia glandulosa Mushroom
Ref No: 7724
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Black or blackish
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Mushroom slimy or sticky
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on wood

Exidia glandulosa Fr. Black Jelly Roll, Witches’ Butter, Warziger Drüsling, Hexenbutter, Exidie glanduleuse, Kormos mirigygomba, Boszorkányvaj. Fruit body 2–6cm across, gelatinous, pendulous, disc-shaped at first and bearing tiny scattered warts, often becoming fused with adjacent fruit bodies, upper surface felty, black. Spores white, sausage-shaped, 10–16 x 4–5µ. Basidia resembling hot cross buns when viewed from above. Habitat on dead wood of deciduous trees; sometimes on dead parts of living trees. Season all year. Frequent. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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Kristina Trott (United States) - 08 November 2012

Exidia glandulosa
Dejan Stojanovic (Yugoslavia) - 20 May 2012

Exidia glandulosa. Mountain Jastrebac Municipality Merosina, South Serbia, SERBIA.
Exidia glandulosa
jesse williams (United States) - 10 August 2011

some wonderful black witches butter
Exidia glandulosa
Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 15 November 2010

Gdansk Lasy Oliwskie.Poland
Exidia glandulosa
Slobodan Nikolic (Yugoslavia) - 14 March 2010

Exidia glandulosa
Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 02 December 2008

Exidia glandulosa
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