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  • English
    • Witches' Butter
    • Witch's Butter
    • Yellow Brain-fungus
  • Scientific Names
    • Tremella mesenterica
    • Tremella candida
    • Tremella lutescens
  • Finnish
    • keltahytykkä

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Recent observations

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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calopteryx

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May 21, 2016 10:57 AM ADT

Description

Observed on #bioblitz2016 with @pchines

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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jessica82

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March 14, 2016 09:52 AM PDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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petrawhite

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May 8, 2016 10:10 AM NZST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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hfabian

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May 22, 2016

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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michael121

Date

May 19, 2016

Description

This slime mold was found on top of a fallen tree branch and was dispersed across it forming large clumps that were dispersed from each other. I did not see any more of this slime mold other than on the one fallen branch.

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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cizauskas

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January 21, 2016 12:22 PM PST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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life59

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May 21, 2016 11:39 AM EDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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damontighe

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May 21, 2016 04:30 PM PDT

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gwcarangers

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May 21, 2016 10:00 AM CDT

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susansachs2

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May 22, 2016

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nicko

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May 5, 2016 08:41 AM EDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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scadwell

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May 21, 2016 01:18 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Tremella mesenterica (common names include yellow brain, golden jelly fungus, yellow trembler, and witches' butter) is a common jelly fungus in the Tremellaceae family of the Agaricomycotina. It is most frequently found on dead but attached and on recently fallen branches, especially of angiosperms, as a parasite of wood decay fungi in the genus Peniophora. The gelatinous, orange-yellow fruit body of the fungus, which can grow up to 7.5 cm (3.0 in) diameter, has a convoluted or lobed...

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