Red List Status -
Fruiting body :an extensively lobed jelly fungus which usually has a central point of attachment; 10- 40 mm radius; the texture is soft, gelatinized and moist to touch; it is generally a transluscent yellow to reddish orange in colour.
Flesh: gelatinous, lobes hollow and yellow to reddish orange, it is thicker when wet.
Spores: ovoid to ellipsoid;7 – 8 × 5 – 6 µm.
Notes: Tremella samoensis is hard to distinguish from T. mesenterica as they have similar colouration and form. This species has hollow lobes and smaller spores than the more common T. mesenterica.
Patrick Leonard 2019