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Mucronella pendula                         Icicle Fungus

In very wet weather, on well-rotted logs, in Western North America you will occasionally find this remarkable fungus.  The fruitbodies look like tiny icicles hanging from the side of the wood by a short stalk.  The are attractively shaped, broadest near the base and taper gradually to a sharply pointed tip.   You can also see that some of the fruitbodies  are being attacked by another fungus.