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  • 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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What

Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

Observer

mistie195

Date

September 25, 2016 05:36 PM EDT

Description

Found growing on a hardwood tree has a yellowish orange color

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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fmgee

Date

September 24, 2016 03:39 PM PDT

Description

Witch's butter?

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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keanna

Date

September 24, 2016 11:48 AM EDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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nyssa

Date

December 24, 2015 02:06 PM EST

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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farmerlorig

Date

September 21, 2016 09:39 AM CDT

Description

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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farmerlorig

Date

September 21, 2016 09:39 AM CDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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thestag

Date

September 17, 2016 11:18 AM CDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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timothy12

Date

September 17, 2016 04:29 PM EDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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charley

Date

September 14, 2016 08:30 AM CDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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cosmiccat

Date

September 2, 2016 04:32 PM CDT

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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laura2

Date

September 11, 2016 09:08 AM EDT

Description

Slime Mold?

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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carolfields

Date

May 30, 2016 02:29 PM EDT
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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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