Observation 160674: Tremella mesenterica Retz.
When: 2014-03-02

Notes: On dead limb of living native velvet mesquite (Prosopis velutina) with its host Peniophora sp. (P. tamaricicola is promising) obs 160675.

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Host crust fungus was under limb
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Within a day these had shrivel up into small hard red masses
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Older FB’s on nearby trees, with same host crust, after heavy rains overnight
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Recognized by sight: shiny, gelatinous when fresh, yellow orange when young and fading in age, with its host Peniophora sp. on dead limb of hardwood
Used references: Kuo, M. (2008, November). Tremella mesenterica: Witch’s butter. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/tremella_mesenterica.html and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tremella_mesenterica

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