Heterotextus alpinus

Heterotextus alpinus

Golden Jelly Cone Also known as Guepiniopsis alpina, alpine jelly cone. Fruiting body color: Yellow to orange, varies with moisture. Fruiting body shape: Small cone with depressed top. Fruiting Body Size: to 1″. Stalk: Present where attached to substrate. Season:Two seasons, May to June, October to November. Habitat: Coniferous wood. Range: Pacific Norhtwest and Rocky Read More

Pseudohydnum gelatinosum

Pseudohydnum gelatinosum

Toothed Jelly Fungus Also known as Tremellodon gelatinosum, false hedgehog mushroom, cat’s tongue, and white jelly mushroom. Fruiting Body Color: Translucent white to brown. Fruiting Body Texture: Gelatinous and toothed. Fruiting Body Size to 3″(7.5cm). Stalk: There appear to be two variants, one has a tiny underdeveloped stalk, and one has a distinct stalk to Read More

Dacrymyces chrysospermus

Dacrymyces chrysospermus

Orange Jelly Also known as Dacrymyces palmatus. Fruiting Body Color: Orange-yellow when moist, but almost white at base, becoming reddish-brown and more translucent when dry. Fruiting Body Texture: Gelatinous. Fruiting Body Shape: Irregularly lobed or brain-like blobs. Fruiting Body Size: To 2.33″(6cm). Season: May to November. Habitat: Coniferous wood. Range: Worldwide. Edibility: Edible but inferior. Read More

Guepinia helvelloides

Guepinia helvelloides

Salmon Salad Also known as Apricot Jelly Fungus. Fruiting Body Color: Salmon-pink. Fruiting Body Size: To 4″(10cm). Fruiting Body Shape: Spatula, ear-shaped, or funnel-like. Fruting Body Texture: Gelatinous to rubbery, smooth or veined. Stalk: Covered with white tomentum at base. Season: May to October. Habitat: Ground or dead wood. Range: Worldwide. Edibility: Edible but bland, Read More

Heterotextus alpinus

Guepiniopsis alpina

Golden Jelly Cone Also known as Heterotextus alpinus, alpine jelly cone. Fruiting body color: Yellow to orange, varies with moisture. Fruiting body shape: Small cone with depressed top. Fruiting Body Size: to 1″. Stalk: Present where attached to substrate. Season:Two seasons, May to June, October to November. Habitat: Coniferous wood. Range: Pacific Norhtwest and Rocky Read More

Tremella foliacea

Tremella foliacea

Brown Witch’s Butter Also known as leafy brain or jelly leaf. Fruiting Body Color: Pale to dark brown, sometimes purple-brown to almost black. Fruting Body Shape: Flabby gelatinous mass of leafy, branched, undulating fronds. Fruiting Body Size: To 8″(20cm). Spore Print: White to yellowish. Season: July to November. Habitat: This mushroom is parasitic on other Read More

Calocera cornea

Calocera cornea

Small Staghorn Jelly Fungus Fruiting Body Color: Yellow. Fruiting Body Shape: Cylindrical fingers with rounded or sharp tips. Club-like. Fruiting Body Size: To 4.75″(12cm). Season: September to November. Habitat: On dead barkless hardwood. Range: North America and Europe. Edibility: Inedible. A small club-like jelly, that appears on dead deciduous trees after rain. There is a Read More