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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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leibele

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June 12, 2016 12:02 PM CEST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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shstuddard

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June 5, 2016 01:20 PM EDT

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shstuddard

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June 5, 2016 01:20 PM EDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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lauradillon89

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June 8, 2016 02:54 PM NZST

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Growing on rotting gorse trunk

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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jchang101

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May 12, 2016 02:18 PM EDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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eattaway92

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June 1, 2016 03:52 PM COT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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dmccoskey

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May 21, 2016

Description

DC NPS 2016 BioBlitz - with J. Day & M.K. Romberg

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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jvandyke

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May 22, 2016

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ruffled yellowish fungus on dead trees

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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bionayelli26

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May 14, 2016

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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

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Observed on #bioblitz2016 with @pchines

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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petragloyn

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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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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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