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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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krosenthal

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May 3, 2016 10:29 AM EDT

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May 2, 2016 04:51 PM CDT

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jef

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May 3, 2016 12:15 PM EDT

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jollygoodyellow

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November 16, 2013

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hannahgibbs

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April 26, 2016

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jaykeller

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April 10, 2016 11:45 AM PDT

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tomv

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April 23, 2016 12:40 PM PDT

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sassafrassuz

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April 23, 2016 02:06 PM EDT

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randydove

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April 23, 2016 12:25 PM EDT

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noelpenn

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April 21, 2016 03:50 PM CDT

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allisonpeters

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April 21, 2016 10:56 AM PDT

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February 21, 2016 01:17 PM PST
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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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