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Fungus - Yellow Brain

Observed: 27th January 2013 By: ranon.2011ranon.2011’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
27.01.2013 Fungus - Yellow Brain
Description:
Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

D.M.H.'s picture

A much rarer species ;-)

A much rarer species ;-)

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D.M.H.'s picture

T.mesenterica

T.mesenterica is parasitic on Peniophora species T.aurantia is parasitic on Stereum hirsutum.

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ranon.2011's picture

Pardon my ignorance, but

Pardon my ignorance, but which is rarer?

D.M.H.'s picture

Your find is the rarer of the

Your find is the rarer of the two.

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OK and thank you for your

OK and thank you for your response.

jhn7's picture

Golden Ear

Also known as Golden Ear Tremella aurantia tends to be larger and more matt. Probably under or mis reported due to it's confusion with Yellow Brain. Having mistaken them myself I've just done a little research!!

Janet
Certificate in Contemporary Science (Open)