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Jelly Fungi
Page Last Updated: October 11 2014
5 species
Orange Jelly Fungus - length to 6 cm
Order: Dacrrymycetales
Family: Dacrymycetaceae
Genus: Dacrymyces
Species: Palmatus
Kingdom: Fungi
Class: Dacrymycetes (Agaricomycetes?)
Phylum:  Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
Also known as False or Orange Witch's (Witches') Butter -
similar to Witch's Butter (Tremella mesenterica or Tremella
aurantia? ) - fruits on
coniferous logs
Leaf Jelly Fungus - length to 20 cm
Order: Tremellales
Family: Tremellaceae
Genus: Tremella
Species: Foliacea
Kingdom: Fungi
Class: Tremellomycetes? (Phragmobasidiomycetes /
Heterobasidiomycetes?)
Phylum:  Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
Also known as Brown Witch's (Witches') Butter, Leafy Brain -
fruits on dead
hardwoods and sometimes conifers
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Updated December 2 2012
Black Witches' Butter - approx. 7 cm
Order: Auriculariales? Tremellales?
Family: Auriculariaceae (N. Amer.)? Exidiaceae (Europe)?
Genus: Exidia (also Tremella)
Species: Glandulosa
Kingdom: Fungi
Class: Tremellomycetes? Agaricomycetes?
Phylum:  Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
Also known as Black Jelly Roll - similar to E. plana - fruits
on dead and decaying
hardwoods
Apricot Jelly - approx. 5 cm
Order: Tremellales
Family: Exidiaceae
Genus: Phlogiotis (also Tremiscus, Guepinia)
Species: Helvelloides
Kingdom: Fungi
Class: Tremellomycetes? Agaricomycetes?
Phylum:  Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
Also known as Candied Red Jelly Fungus - gelatinous or
rubbery texture - fruits on rotting wood or on ground under
conifers
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Updated September 21 2014
Toothed Jelly - cap to 5 cm
Order: Tremellales
Family: Exidiaceae
Genus: Pseudohydnum
Species: Gelatinosum
Kingdom: Fungi
Class: Tremellomycetes? Agaricomycetes?
Phylum:  Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
Cap underside has densely packed teeth - gelatinous or
rubbery texture - fruits on well rotted
conifer wood
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Updated October 11 2014
Orange Jelly Fungus - length to 6 cm - West Don Valley (E.T. Seton Park) - October 2010
Leaf Jelly Fungus - approx. 5 cm - Lower Don Valley (Todmorden Mills) - October 2012
Black Witches' Butter - approx. 7 cm - fruit body to 2 cm - West Don Valley (Sunnybrook Park) - October 2013
Toothed Jelly - cap to 5 cm - stalk to 5 cm (sometimes lacking) - West Don Valley (Wilket Creek Park) - October 2014
Apricot Jelly - height to 10 cm - Rouge Park - September 2014