Bird’s Nest Fungi

There’s advantages to weeding in the garden ….

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like finding these bird’s nest fungi.

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I’ve found them many times over the years …. I’ve just never found them growing in an old rotting gumball.

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This unopened cup measured roughly a quarter-inch in diameter.

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A strip of rotting wood laid near a wall and had the birds’ nest fungi too.

The eggs contain the spores.

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4 responses to this post.

  1. Awesome. I’ve never seen anything like this.

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  2. Great finds! I’ve been searching for these for years and have never seen one.

    Reply

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