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    • Witches' Butter
    • Witch's Butter
    • Yellow Brain-fungus
  • Scientific Names
    • Tremella mesenterica
    • Tremella lutescens

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Recent observations

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 9, 2014 09:39 AM PDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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loloscheiner

Date

July 20, 2014 11:58 AM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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bouveriebio

Date

December 2, 2005

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reallifeecology

Date

July 12, 2014 03:57 PM EDT

Description

Tremella mesenterica

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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johnratzlaff

Date

July 10, 2014 04:00 PM EDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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magpie

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June 15, 2014

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susanhopkins

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June 29, 2014

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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ctracey

Date

June 14, 2014 01:38 PM EDT

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Witch's Butter (Tremella mesenterica) Tremella mesenterica

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bburs

Date

May 27, 2014 12:06 PM SAST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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emburns

Date

April 8, 2014

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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April 5, 2014 02:54 PM PDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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robberfly

Date

April 4, 2014 05:40 PM PDT
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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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