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    • Tremella mesenterica
    • Hormomyces aurantiacus
    • Tremella candida
    • Tremella lutescens
  • English
    • Witches' Butter
    • Witch's Butter
    • Yellow Brain-fungus
  • Finnish
    • keltahytykkä

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Recent observations

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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jtuttle

Date

July 17, 2016

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Description

Growing on downed hardwood branch.

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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catabbott

Date

April 27, 2016

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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kburke

Date

July 6, 2016 07:32 PM EDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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dendroica

Date

January 12, 2013 09:54 AM EST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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noah_siegel

Date

November 24, 2013

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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eraskin

Date

June 28, 2016 01:35 PM EDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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leptonia

Date

August 27, 2014

Description

orangey, on Populus

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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leptonia

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August 22, 2014

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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leptonia

Date

March 28, 2014

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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leibele

Date

June 12, 2016 12:02 PM CEST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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shstuddard

Date

June 5, 2016 01:20 PM EDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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shstuddard

Date

June 5, 2016 01:20 PM EDT
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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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