Saturday, October 31, 2009

Yellow fingers - Calocera cornea

Scientific Name: Calocera cornea

Common Name: Yellow fingers

Group: Phragmobasidioycetes, most of them with gelatinous fruiting bodies, which have the ability to regenerate after drying by absorption of moisture.

Fruiting bodies: Cylindrical to awl-shaped, simple or rarely forked, 2-10 x 1-2mm

Habitat/Substrate: Common on well decayed branches and trunks

Photo by: Johari Jalinas

ID by: Johari Jalinas

Location: Faculty of Education Studies, UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan.



1) Booth Courtenay, Harold H. Burdsall, Jr. 1982. A Field Guide to Mushrooms and Their Relatives.

2) Gerrit J. Keizer. 2007. The Complete Encylopedia of Mushrooms. Rebo Publsihers.


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