Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Yellow bracket fungus

I found this yellow fungus growing on a burned log in the Tugela Gorge in the Drakensberg.  I have search all over and is struggling a bit to find out what it is.  The closest I have been able to track down is Tremella mesenterica (common names include the yellow brain, the golden jelly fungus, the yellow trembler, and witches' butter). 

7 comments:

  1. Fascinating - just did a google image search and other searches to see if i could find anything similar. nothing came up. Do let us know when you find the name

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  2. Interesting...and I like yellow!!!

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  3. Nice contrast in color on the log. So many fungi, hard to ID them all. Don't think I'd eat it. LOL

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  4. The Color!! WOW! beautiful capture!!

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  5. New life out of the old! I like the bright contrasty colours. Cheers!

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  6. My boat keeps getting it so I am trying to find out what it is.

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  7. Hi there, I was searching images and found your very nice blog. I think your yellow fungus is Dacryopinax spathularia.

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