Fig 1

FRUIT BODY: Up to 3cm across this floppy brown species is jelly-like and grows in cushion shaped knobs with a smooth undulating upper surface and slightly coarser undersurface. The colour is amber-brown becoming translucent and a short, indistinct stipe is usually present.   GILLS/PORES: N/A. FLESH: Brown and gelatinous. No distinct taste or smell. SPORES: Allantoid (sausage-shaped), 14-15 x 3-3.5µm. The spore print is white. HABITAT: On dead and decaying branches of Willows. SEASON: Uncommon.  Late autumn to the middle of winter. EDIBILITY: Inedible.

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