Tremella mesenterica identification

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Tremella mesenterica Retz. ex Hook, syn Tremella lutescens Fr. Yellow Brain Fungus, Tr?melle m?sent?rique, Goldgelber Zitterling, Aranyos rezg?gomba, Tremella arancione, Gele trilzwam. Fruit body 2?10cm across, comprising soft, flabby, gelatinous lobes and folds, golden-yellow to orange, drying dark orange, horny, and brittle. Spores white, broadly ovate to subglobose, 7?10 x 6?10?. Basidia resembling hot cross buns when seen from above. Habitat on dead deciduous branches, sometimes still attached to the tree. Season all year, especially late autumn. Frequent. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe. Note some specimens found in America were white, this needs further investigation.

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More info about Tremella mesenterica mushroom

Stem type:
Lateral
rudimentary or absent
Inedible
Habitat:
Grows on wood
Spore colour:
White
cream or yellowish
Cap type:
Other
Fungus colour:
Yellow
White to cream
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
North America
Europe
Flesh:
Mushroom slimy or sticky
Aranyos rezg?gomba, Goldgelber Zitterling, Tremella lutescens, Tr?melle m?sent?rique, Yellow Brain
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:44:16

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