Identified by Else Vellinga. My understanding from her is that Tremella mesenterica does not parasitize Stereum as I had heard, but rather Peniophora, another wood rotter. The Stereum parasite is Tremella aurantia.
Here are some literature references provided by Else Vellinga. Peter Roberts from Kew Gardens has written several articles on Tremella in Britain:
Looks like I’m going to have learn to recognize Peniophora species!
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