Found on fallen rotting Populus tremuloides branch.
There was lot of Tremella mesenterica (Witch’s Butter) growing on fallen logs on this chilly autumn morning, a day after a rain storm. These 1" to 2" blobs really look like little brains.
Jelly fungus that grows on dead hardwood branches.
Yellow/orange jelly fungi growing on dead branch 2 metres above ground.
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...