fruitbody of Tremella aurantia parasitises live fruitbody of Stereum hirsutum
Plant / associate
basidiocarp of Tremella aurantia is associated with dead trunk of Broadleaved trees
|no distinct cap|
|hymenium attachment is not applicable|
|lacks a stipe|
spore print is whiteto yellow
|ecology is saprotrophic|
Tremella aurantia is a species of fungi in the family Tremellaceae. The common name of this species is Golden ear T. aurantia is similar in appearance to witch's butter, Tremella mesenterica, but has basidia which are stalked instead of sessile and parasitizes the mycelium of Stereum hirsutum instead of Peniophora.
- C. Michael Hogan. 2008. Witch's Butter: Tremella mesenterica, GlobalTwitcher.com, ed. N. Stromberg
- Shu-ting Chang and Philip G. Miles. 2004. Mushrooms: Cultivation, Nutritional Value, Medicinal Effect, and Environmental Impact, CRC Press, ISBN 0-8493-1043-1, ISBN 978-0-8493-1043-0, 451 pages
- Paul Sterry and Barry Hughes. 2009. Collins Complete Guide to British Mushrooms & Toadstools, HarperCollinsPublishers Ltd, ISBN 978-0-00-723224-6, 383 pages
- Shu-ting Chang and Philip G. Miles. 2004
- C. Michael Hogan. 2008
- Paul Sterry and Barry Hughes. 2009
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