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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Dacrymycetes: Dacrymycetales: Dacrymycetaceae: Dacryopinax spathularia (Schwein.) G.W.Martin

Dacryopinax spathularia – fan shaped jelly

Synonyms: Cantharellus spathularius, Guepinia agariciformis, Guepinia spathularia, Guepiniopsis spathularia, Masseeola spathulata, Merulius spathularius.

Common name: fan shaped jelly.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Dacryopinax spathularia (syn. Guepinia spathularia) is an edible jelly fungus. It is orange in color. In Chinese culture, it is called guìhuā'ěr (桂花耳; literally "sweet osmanthus ear," referring to its similarity in appearance to that flower). It is sometimes included in a vegetarian dish called Buddha's delight.

Chinese: 匙盖假花耳, Japanese: ツノマタタケ.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Orange jelly fungus (<B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B> mushrooms) on a log on a dam on Chinquapin Trail in Huntsville State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2009-10-10.htm">October 10, 2009</A>
LinkOrange jelly fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia mushrooms) on a log on a dam on Chinquapin Trail in Huntsville State Park. Texas, October 10, 2009
<B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B> mushrooms (jelly fungus) fruiting through cracks in the wood on Chinquapin Trail in Huntsville State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2009-10-10.htm">October 10, 2009</A>
LinkDacryopinax spathularia mushrooms (jelly fungus) fruiting through cracks in the wood on Chinquapin Trail in Huntsville State Park. Texas, October 10, 2009
Orange jelly fungus (<B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B>) mushrooms on mulch under power lines in Lake Bryan Park. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-07.htm">November 7, 2013</A>
LinkOrange jelly fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia) mushrooms on mulch under power lines in Lake Bryan Park. Bryan, Texas, November 7, 2013
Location on mapsP4-746, Bryan, TX 77807, USA
Spatula-shaped fruit bodies of orange jelly fungus (<B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B>) mushrooms on mulch under power lines in Lake Bryan Park. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-07.htm">November 7, 2013</A>
LinkSpatula-shaped fruit bodies of orange jelly fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia) mushrooms on mulch under power lines in Lake Bryan Park. Bryan, Texas, November 7, 2013
Location on mapsP4-746, Bryan, TX 77807, USA
Spatula-shaped orange jelly fungus (<B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B>) mushrooms on mulch under power lines in Lake Bryan Park. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-07.htm">November 7, 2013</A>
LinkSpatula-shaped orange jelly fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia) mushrooms on mulch under power lines in Lake Bryan Park. Bryan, Texas, November 7, 2013
Location on mapsP4-746, Bryan, TX 77807, USA
Fruit bodies of orange jelly fungus (<B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B>) mushrooms on mulch under power lines in Lake Bryan Park. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-07.htm">November 7, 2013</A>
LinkFruit bodies of orange jelly fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia) mushrooms on mulch under power lines in Lake Bryan Park. Bryan, Texas, November 7, 2013
Location on mapsP4-746, Bryan, TX 77807, USA
Spatula-shaped fruit bodies of orange jelly fungus (<B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B>) mushrooms growing on mulch under power lines in Lake Bryan Park. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-07.htm">November 7, 2013</A>
LinkSpatula-shaped fruit bodies of orange jelly fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia) mushrooms growing on mulch under power lines in Lake Bryan Park. Bryan, Texas, November 7, 2013
Location on mapsP4-746, Bryan, TX 77807, USA
Spatula-shaped fruit bodies of orange jelly fungus (<B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B>) mushrooms growing on rotting wood under power lines in Lake Bryan Park. Bryan, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-07.htm">November 7, 2013</A>
LinkSpatula-shaped fruit bodies of orange jelly fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia) mushrooms growing on rotting wood under power lines in Lake Bryan Park. Bryan, Texas, November 7, 2013
Location on mapsP4-746, Bryan, TX 77807, USA
Jelly fungus <B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B> on a fallen oak branch in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-07-09.htm">July 9, 2018</A>
LinkJelly fungus Dacryopinax spathularia on a fallen oak branch in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 9, 2018
Location on mapsPost Oak Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Jelly fungus <B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B> on a barkless oak branch in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-07-09.htm">July 9, 2018</A>
LinkJelly fungus Dacryopinax spathularia on a barkless oak branch in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 9, 2018
Location on mapsPost Oak Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Orange jelly fungus (<B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B> mushrooms) on rotten wood in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-21.htm">September 21, 2018</A>
LinkOrange jelly fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia mushrooms) on rotten wood in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, September 21, 2018
Location on mapsYaupon Loop, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Orange jelly fungus <B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B> on a log in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-28.htm">September 28, 2018</A>
LinkOrange jelly fungus Dacryopinax spathularia on a log in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, September 28, 2018
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Washington, TX 77880, USA
Orange jelly fungus (<B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-19.htm">November 19, 2018</A>
LinkOrange jelly fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, November 19, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Close up of orange jelly fungus (<B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B>) on an oak log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-19.htm">November 19, 2018</A>
LinkClose up of orange jelly fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia) on an oak log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, November 19, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Orange jelly fungus (<B>Dacryopinax spathularia</B>) on an oak log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-19.htm">November 19, 2018</A>
LinkOrange jelly fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia) on an oak log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, November 19, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA

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