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

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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cal

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August 17, 2015

Description

Bright yellow fungi, on wood

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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rjadams55

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January 19, 2013

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This flabby, multi-lobed fungus is most frequently found on rotting hardwoods and is common along the coast of central California.

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savvy

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June 26, 2015 03:07 PM NZST

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On gorse.

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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sambiology

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June 27, 2015

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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June 16, 2015

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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david_lyttle

Date

June 17, 2015

Description

Orange saprophytic fungus growing on dead gorse. Possibly Tremella

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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valter

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March 10, 2011 10:58 AM WET

Description

Location: Europe > Portugal > Algarve

Date Photo Taken: March 10, 2011

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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June 13, 2015

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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aegolius

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June 6, 2015 09:34 AM EDT

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elinpierce

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February 18, 2012 05:04 PM CST

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elinpierce

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November 17, 2013 03:53 PM CST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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lfelliott

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May 30, 2015 10:13 AM CDT
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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...

No range data available.