Color: Brown (Golden)
Size: Up to 6”
Range: Alaska to Mexico
Description: This seaweed looks like small yellow-brown brains growing on the rocks or on other seaweeds. The interior is hollow. Sea Cauliflower tends to grow in clusters.
Distinctive characteristics: Disentegrates into filaments when squeezed.
Phylum: Phaeophyta (Brown Algae)
Previous names: Tremella difformis
Similar species: Soranthera ulvoidea and Colpomenia bullosus when young.