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jelly fungus

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noun
  1. any of various fungi of the order Tremellales, distinguished by gelatinous basidiocarp.
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jelly fungus

noun
  1. a member of any of three orders (Auriculariales, Tremellales, and Dacrymycetales) of basidiomycetous fungi that grow on trees and have a jelly-like consistency when wet. They include the conspicuous yellow brain fungus (Tremella mesenterica), the black witch's butter (Exidia plana), and the pinky-red jew's-ear (Auricularia auricula-judae)
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