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Golden jelly fungus

Tremella mesenterica

Description:

Tremella mesenterica 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, ... - from Wikipedia



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5 Comments

RiekoS
RiekoS 2 years ago

@ Ingrid3: This one was on broken-off tree near the ground. I often see them on the broken tree branches. They are bright yellow and always enjoy finding them. Thank you so much for your kind comment.

RiekoS
RiekoS 2 years ago

Thank you so much LaurenZarate. I appreciate your kind comment.

Ingrid3
Ingrid3 2 years ago

so cool

Ingrid3
Ingrid3 2 years ago

This is so neat. I recently found similar looking beings fall to the ground after a heavy rainstorm. They were attached to dead branches so they must be high up in the trees, never have found them anywhere near the ground.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 2 years ago

Gorgeous!

Maine, USA

Lat: 45.09, Long: -68.91

Spotted on Aug 20, 2016
Submitted on Aug 23, 2016

Spotted for mission

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