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  • French
    • Trémelle mésentérique
  • Scientific Names
    • Tremella mesenterica
    • Hormomyces aurantiacus
    • Tremella candida
    • Tremella lutescens
  • English
    • Witches' Butter
    • Witch's Butter
    • Yellow Brain-fungus
  • Finnish
    • keltahytykkä

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Recent observations

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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hfabian

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January 15, 2017 11:09 AM PST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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marinboy

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January 11, 2017 11:47 AM PST

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jessk

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January 15, 2017 12:02 PM PST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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gyrrlfalcon

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January 14, 2017 06:21 PM PST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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icosahedron

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January 14, 2017 02:45 PM PST

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On a fallen Douglas Fir.

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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laceypantalones

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January 13, 2017 02:00 PM PST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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jessamyn333

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January 10, 2017 01:57 PM PST

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I think this is withch's butter that just beginning to push out. Red Rock, Topanga Canyon

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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loriannkayaker

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January 13, 2017 01:29 AM EST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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reallifeecology

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January 12, 2017 04:04 PM EST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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January 11, 2017 02:18 PM PST

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sea-kangaroo

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December 28, 2016 09:41 AM MST

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On dead wood. Camera, why did you steadfastly refuse to focus on this?

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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vmgomezrr

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July 8, 2016 01:30 PM 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...

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