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Tremella mesenterica Retz., 1769 (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. Fenwick, G.A., 1995

Sets of Photographs

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

Taxon Summary # images # photos Date Vice-county Country
Tremella mesenterica Fruitbody 1 1 26 Sep 1975 Mid-west Yorkshire England
Tremella mesenterica Fruitbody 1 1 19 Dec 1970 East Sussex England
Tremella mesenterica Fruitbody 1 1 24 Sep 1968 East Sussex England
Tremella mesenterica Fruitbody 1 1 17 Aug 1968 East Sussex England

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references to Tremella mesenterica (Yellow Brain, Golden Jelly Fungus)

Tremella mesenterica may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI SS.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
Tremella
(a genus of fungal-parasite brain fungi)
Fungi sl.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 5 feeding and other relationships of Tremella mesenterica (Yellow Brain, Golden Jelly Fungus)

References

Fenwick, G.A., 1995 Tremella mesenterica in laboratory culture
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