Plant Care Brown jelly fungus

Brown jelly fungus

Also known as

Brown jelly fungus, Willow brain and Amber jelly roll


Exidia recisa

How to care for Brown jelly fungus


How often to water your Brown jelly fungus

Water needs for Brown jelly fungus
0.5 cups
every 9

Brown jelly fungus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Brown jelly fungus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Brown jelly fungus: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Brown jelly fungus may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Brown jelly fungus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Brown jelly fungus: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Brown jelly fungus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Brown jelly fungus

Brown jelly fungus

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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