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

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Recent observations

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tchristensen

Date

April 21, 2015

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What

Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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paul_norwood

Date

April 9, 2015 03:05 PM AKDT

Description

On red flowering currant. 1 to 2 cm each.

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What

Tremella candida var. globospora Tremella mesenterica

Date

November 15, 2014

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What

Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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jenngribben

Date

March 21, 2015

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What

Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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krstldwn

Date

March 22, 2015 02:48 PM CDT

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What

Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

Date

March 22, 2015

Description

Not exactly sure. Any ID input would be appreciated.

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Observer

scadwell

Date

March 21, 2015 11:58 AM EDT

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What

Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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mchlfx

Date

March 14, 2015

Description

Basidiomycetes is the yellow 'Jelly Fungus' seen to the right side of the picture. The bright yellow color made this one easy to see from a distance.

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What

Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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gaberlunzi

Date

March 15, 2015 05:00 AM CDT

Description

Witch's Butter

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Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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mayfly1963

Date

March 15, 2015

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What

Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

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cosmiccat

Date

March 14, 2015

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What

Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

March 7, 2015

Description

Found growing on a downed portion of a water oak.

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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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