Bright yellow fungi, on wood
This flabby, multi-lobed fungus is most frequently found on rotting hardwoods and is common along the coast of central California.
Orange saprophytic fungus growing on dead gorse. Possibly Tremella
Location: Europe > Portugal > Algarve
Date Photo Taken: March 10, 2011
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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...