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Tremella mesenterica Retz. (Yellow Brain, Golden Jelly Fungus)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references to Tremella mesenterica (Yellow Brain, Golden Jelly Fungus)

Tremella mesenterica may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
(a genus of fungal-parasite brain fungi)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 5 feeding and other relationships of Tremella mesenterica (Yellow Brain, Golden Jelly Fungus)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A common jelly fungus which is parasitic on Peniophora, and is found on deciduous wood, especially Gorse branches. The bright yellow colour derives from the conidia which coat the surface of the fungus.
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