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Q.Jelly Fungus, Clear In Colour, Has Fallen During Overnight Rain Below Each Of A Rough Bark Apple, A Fiddle Wood And A Melalueca (p

Zone Central Coast NSW 2256 | olddcg added on August 7, 2023 | Answered

aperbark) and several large camellias.

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Answered on August 7, 2023

It appears to be Myxarium nucleatum, which is a species of slime mold. It is commonly found in forested areas and feeds on decaying organic matter. Myxarium nucleatum has a gelatinous appearance and can vary in color, ranging from white to yellow or orange. It typically forms small, cushion-like structures called sporocarps, which contain spores that are released for reproduction. This slime mold plays a role in the decomposition of dead plant material and contributes to nutrient cycling in forest ecosystems. There is no need to treat this, as it is beneficial to your trees. Here is an article that will help you to understand more about jelly fungi:


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