Definition of Tremella foliacea
1. Noun. A jelly fungus with a fruiting body 5-15 cm broad and gelatinous in consistency; resembles a bunch of leaf lettuce; mostly water and brownish in color.
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Literary usage of Tremella foliacea
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1. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George. Massee (1895)
"... black, shining disc is formed. Substance soft and tough, cutting almost like india-rubber. According to Fuckel—Symb. Myc., p. 286—tremella foliacea ..."
2. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"tremella foliacea is of a smoky-brown color, cold, clammy and trembles in the hands. When stewed, it becomes a slimy mess relished only by the Chinese. ..."
3. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1879)
"Vittadini and Rogers speak well of it, and the peasants of Milan toast it over embers, and eat it with a little salt. TREMELLA. tremella foliacea, Curtis. ..."
4. Epping Forest by Edward North Buxton (1901)
"tremella foliacea. Soft and jelly-like masses, as large as a walnut, or small apple, of a brownish colour, on rotten trunks. Substance yielding to the touch ..."
5. Greenwich Park: Its History and Associations by Angus Duncan Webster (1902)
"... the jelly-like tremella foliacea, and the well known " Stinkhorn " (Phallus impudicus). These are only a few of the many Fungi that are to be found in ..."
6. Proceedings of the Bath Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club by Bath Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club (Bath, England) (1873)
"... hymenium not papillate, surrounding the whole fungus tremella foliacea, P. Buli., t. 406, fig. A. Bristol. ..."