Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae - Cedar-apple rust fungus - Carrot like shapes emerging from a small cone on this cedar tree. The fungus overwinters inside, then the orange jellylike "horns" grow out in the spring and produce spores in the apple.
Rhodotus is a genus in the Physalacriaceae family of fungi. It is a monotypic genus and consists of the single mushroom species Rhodotus palmatus, known in the vernacular as the netted Rhodotus, the rosy veincap, or the wrinkled peach.
A glossy red Russula mushroom growing up through a bed of wet Fern Moss (Thuidium sp.) at Historic Occoneechee Speedway Trail, Orange County, NC. Good things can come from cool and rainy days in the field. Cap diameter about 1 inch.