Mysterious Translucent Jelly Invades Scotland
Posted on October 22, 2011Some mysterious translucent jelly - see here and here - has been discovered in the Lake District in
The BBC investigated the star jelly mystery in 2009. The jelly was sent to a lab. Scientists found that it was at least 99% water, but they were unable to ascertain its origin.
One theory, described here, is from Dr Hans Sluiman, an algae expert at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Dr. Sluiman says, "It is possible that it is down to toxic frogs that have been eaten by other animals and then spat out, but nobody knows for sure."