Exidia nucleata (Schwein.) Burt
(crystal brain)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesExidia nucleata (crystal brain)
GenusExidia (brain fungi)
FamilyAURICULARIACEAE (a family of jelly fungi)
OrderAURICULARIALES (an order of jelly fungi)
SubclassAGARICOMYCETIDAE (a subclass of basidiomycetes)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Exidia nucleata (Crystal Brain) :
1: Exidia nucleata (Crystal Brain)
15 Oct 1997 OSGR: SU67 51° 30' N, 1° 0' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
on ash twig and trunk
Image 1: Dried fruitbodiesImage 2: Dried fruitbodies (2)Image 3: FruitbodiesImage 4: Fruitbodies - LSImage 5: Fruitbodies on twigImage 6: Fruitbody - LS
2: Exidia nucleata (Crystal Brain)
24 Jan 1971 OSGR: TG10 52° 40' N, 1° 10' E Vice County: East Norfolk (VC 27) England
on fallen tree trunk
Image 1: Fruitbody - in situ
3: Exidia nucleata (Crystal Brain)
28 Sep 1968 OSGR: TQ31 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Image 1: Fruitbodies

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 5 general literature references relevant to Exidia nucleata (Crystal Brain)

Exidia nucleata (Crystal Brain) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 17 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Exidia nucleata (Crystal Brain)
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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