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Yellow Fungi

Observed: 5th December 2010 By: Bekki91Bekki91’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Yellow Brain - Arne (December 2010) (2)
Yellow Brain - Arne (December 2010)

Seen at Arne in Dorset, Pretty sure it's yellow brain


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Yellow Brain is golden yellow to orange, becoming dark orange as it dries. I have been watching a specimen in my local wood that has done just this. Dacrymyces chrysospermus has a 'white rooting attachment at the base' (Phillips)which is not visible in the second photo.

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Tremella mesenterica does

Tremella mesenterica does very rarely grow on conifer. A microscope on the basidia or spores would instantly show the difference.