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    • Yellow Brain-fungus
    • Witches' Butter
    • Witch's Butter
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    • Tremella mesenterica
    • Tremella lutescens

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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April 5, 2014 02:54 PM PDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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robberfly

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April 4, 2014 05:40 PM PDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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dpom

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April 2, 2014

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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paloma

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April 2, 2014 01:16 PM PDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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scadwell

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March 30, 2014 10:01 AM EDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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bennet

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March 29, 2014 05:20 PM EDT

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Witch's Butter (Tremella mesenterica) Tremella mesenterica

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boschniakia

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March 28, 2014 12:36 PM PDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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rockeelo

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March 28, 2014 01:28 PM PDT

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IL = David Rust
IL = Debbie Viess

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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paloma

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April 16, 2012 11:54 AM PDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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ericswanson

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March 13, 2014

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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tikaani

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March 10, 2014 08:19 AM PDT

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witch's butter Tremella mesenterica

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kerrywininger

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March 9, 2014 10:38 AM PDT

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drying out

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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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