8 October 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Yellow Brain Fungus
A wrinkled jelly like mass, usually bright yellow to orange, less often white, broadly attached to the substrate
Yellow or white, gelatinous, when fresh, hard and brittle when dry
Parasitic on fungi in the Peniophora genus growing on dead deciduous wood
Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (10-16) x (6-10) µm2
Spores in Congo Red solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
A rare white form. 19 October 2007 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.