Not exactly sure. Any ID input would be appreciated.
Basidiomycetes is the yellow 'Jelly Fungus' seen to the right side of the picture. The bright yellow color made this one easy to see from a distance.
Found growing on a downed portion of a water oak.
Spring Creek Forest Preserve
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...