Tremellaceae: Tremella sp.
On cut end of matagouri branch.
Growing on dead gorse branch
Tremella mesenterica ?
This jelly-like mass was seen on the underside of the same sawn log with the slime mold plasmodium http://naturewatch.org.nz/observations/981211
In fact you can see a bit of that in this image, but it did not appear to be touching or arising from the plasmodium.
Jelly fungus on decaying gorse branch.
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...