Golden Ear {Tremella aurantia}; basidia which are stalked instead of sessile & parasitizes the mycelium of {Stereum hirsutum} instead of {Peniophora} unlike “Witch’s Butter”


Location Summary

Substrate:  parasitizing Stereum hirsutum mycellium on downed hardwoods in Coastal Forest
Frequency:  common

Identification Characteristics
Tremelia_aurantia

 

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Bibliography:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tremella_aurantia

Photos &  by Distance Everheart w/ special thanks to the 2012 U.C. Berkeley Fungus Fair!

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