Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Auriculariales Family: Auriculariaceae
Species: Exidia nucleata (Schwein.) Burt
Synonyms: Exidia gemmata
Myxarium nucleatum
Naematelia nucleata
Tremella gemmata
Tremella nucleata
Common Name: Crystal Brain

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Exidia nucleataPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus petraea (3)
Fraxinus excelsior (2)
Acer pseudoplatanus (2)
Tilia (1)
Hedera helix (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (7)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (5)
Woodland: mixed (5)
Built up area, domestic (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Scrub (2)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (6)
Dead Wood (3)
Quercus rubra (2)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
bark (dead) (1)
Fallen Wood (1)
Log (1)
Soil (1)
Stem (1)
wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (3)
April (1)
September (7)
October (14)
November (3)
December (2)