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Orange Jelly

Dacrymyces chysospermus

Description:

Yellow-orange gelatinous fungus. Often mistaken for Witch's Butter (Tremella mesenterica), especially when it is younger and more folded looking. They soak up moisture pretty well and swell up and become paler.

Habitat:

Rotting log in a mixed forest

Notes:

Formerly Dacrymyces palmatus

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Maine, USA

Lat: 43.57, Long: -70.20

Spotted on Oct 30, 2018
Submitted on Dec 16, 2018

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