Observation 161641: Tremella mesenterica Retz.

When: 2014-03-16

Collection location: Cottonwood, Arizona, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Found two weeks after last rain in its dried state: orange and crust-like. After it was hydrated in a nearby stream it became more yellow and rubbery.


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86% (1)
Recognized by sight: Yellow orange jelly on dead limb of living mesquite tree with its host Peniophora tamaricicola on the same limb. See obs 161643.
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

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