About Tremella mesenterica str. ATCC 28783 (GCA_004117975.1)
Tremella mesenterica (common names include yellow brain, golden jelly fungus, yellow trembler, and witches' butter The gelatinous, orange-yellow fruit body of the fungus, which can grow up to diameter, has a convoluted or lobed surface that is greasy or slimy when damp. It grows in crevices in bark, appearing during rainy weather. Within a few days after rain it dries into a thin film or shriveled mass capable of reviving after subsequent rain. This fungus occurs widely in deciduous and mixed forests and is widely distributed in temperate and tropical regions that include Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America. Although considered bland and flavorless, the fungus is edible. Tremella mesenterica produces carbohydrates that are attracting research interest because of their various biological activities.
Taxonomy ID 5217
Data source Broad Institute
This species currently has no variation database. However you can process your own variants using the Variant Effect Predictor: