When: 2009-03-25

Collection location: Anthony Chabot Regional Park, Alameda Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available

starting to dessicate; see ya next year!


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who knew there were THREE witches butters to confuse the issue? not me…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-03-27 06:58:39 CST (+0800)

but it is duly noted. guess that’s why it is also called the “forgotten witches butter”, since one needs the guidance of an international mycologist to discover it! thank heavens for good guides…

Tremella aurantiaca
By: else
2009-03-27 05:28:41 CST (+0800)

That piece of Stereum sticking makes the identification questionable.
Tremella mesenterica is a parasite of Peniophora species, not of Stereums.
Tremella aurantiaca, on the other hand, is indeed the bad guy for the Stereums.