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  • English
    • 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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amandat

Date

November 12, 2014

Description

A yellow jelly fungus. I found it on a fallen log, and it was growing right next to some turkey tail mushrooms. The texture is like rubber and it is very bright.

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Yellow Brain (Tremella mesenterica) Tremella mesenterica

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ncowey

Date

January 27, 2007

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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gtshipway

Date

November 21, 2014 12:33 PM PST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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February 24, 2013

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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scoutwise

Date

November 22, 2014 11:05 AM PST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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skywilson

Date

November 22, 2014 11:00 AM PST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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dantepietrob

Date

November 22, 2014 11:36 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Looks sort of like a piece of sulfur.

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wendy5

Date

November 11, 2014

Description

Here's Tremella mesenterica or Witch's Butter, glowing in the sunshine on a fallen branch.

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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cosmiccat

Date

November 8, 2014

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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aztekium

Date

October 25, 2014 10:44 AM CDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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tonyg

Date

October 28, 2014

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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vicc

Date

October 27, 2014 03:00 PM AKDT
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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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