Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Tremellomycetes
Order: Tremellales Family: Tremellaceae
Species: Tremella foliacea Pers.
Synonyms: Exidia foliacea
Exidia saccharina var. foliacea
Gyraria foliacea
Phaeotremella pseudofoliacea
Tremella fimbriata
Tremella foliacea var. succinea
Tremella nigrescens
Tremella succinea
Ulocolla foliacea
Common Name: Leafy Brain

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Tremella foliaceaPhotographer:  Ronnie Irvine
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (4)
Fraxinus excelsior (3)
Betula (3)
Quercus petraea (3)
Salix cinerea (1)
Quercus robur (1)
Stereum rugosum (1)
Sorbus aucuparia (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Prunus laurocerasus (1)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (4)
Woodland: mixed (4)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Acer pseudoplatanus (7)
Dead Wood (5)
Castanea sativa (2)
Fallen Tree (2)
Quercus rubra (2)
Standing Dead Tree (2)
Tree (2)
branch (1)
Dead Branch (1)
Fallen log (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
trunk, rotten (1)
Twig (1)
wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (6)
March (3)
May (1)
July (1)
August (5)
September (5)
October (6)
November (9)
December (4)