Witch’s Butter Fungus – 6/23/19

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 6/23/19

Observation Time: 11:30 a.m.

Observation Location: Botanical Trail

Common Name: Witch’s Butter Fungus

Scientific Name: Tremella mesenterica

Comments: Although the species appears to be growing on wood, it is actually a parasite on the (usually hidden) mycelium of a crust fungus.

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