Fungi (1)

Fungus found at Whiteford Burrows

Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca, Whiteford Burrows, Gower

Sunday, 18 July 2010 08:49

Witch's Butter Fungi - Tremella mesenterica

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Witch's Butter (Tremella mesenterica), Broughton - January 2010

Witch's Butter (Tremella mesenterica) is a strange fungi that feeds on other species of fungi. It is usually found on rotting wood which other species of fungi have long colonated. Witch's Butter is a decidedly odd looking fungi and is known by a vareity of names, including Faery Butter, Yellow Brains, Star Jelly and Sun Clumps.

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