Yellow Brain - Tremella mesenterica
A yellow gelatinous mass of lobes and folds.
Appearing on fallen deciduous branches where they have previously been infected with a crustose fungus, which it parasitises. The host fungus can sometimes show on the same branch.
All year but especially in autumn
Fairly common and widespread in Britain.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records
- RED = 2020+
- DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
- LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015