Star jelly


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(Bot.) any one of several gelatinous plants (Nostoc commune, N. edule, etc.). See Nostoc.

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Nostoc is also referred to as star jelly, witch's eggs, mare's eggs, and facai.
The jelly, which is thought to be remnants of a meteorite shower, known as 'Star Jelly', was spotted by walkers across the UK last month.
Walkers have been left baffled by the quivering, translucent mass, nicknamed Star Jelly because it reputedly fell to Earth from meteors.
s at Now the Lake District fells have been invaded by the weird wobbly substance - dubbed "Star Jelly" because it reputedly fell from meteors.
But the most common theory is that it is remnants from a meteorite shower known as 'Pwdre Ser' or 'Star Jelly'.