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Exidia nucleata (Schwein.) Burt (Crystal Brain)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Ingold, C.T., 1984 Myxarium nucleatum and its conidial state
Ingold, C.T., 1985 An extended view of the basidium
Reid, D.A., 1970 (Reports possible conidial state) New or Interesting records of British Hymenomycetes. IV

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references to Exidia nucleata (Crystal Brain)

Exidia nucleata may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
(an order of jelly fungi)
(brain fungi)
Macromycetes (via Auriculariaceae) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 17 feeding and other relationships of Exidia nucleata (Crystal Brain)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A transparent, yellowish or colourless, jelly fungus containing white calcareous lumps. It dries to a shiny crust, hardly visible except for the white granules. Very common, on rotten branches of frondose trees, especially poplar (*Populus*).
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