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Wood Ear

Auricularia angiospermarum

Description:

Wavy, brown, ear-shaped fruiting bodies that were 4-8 cm wide. They were very soft and fuzzy.

Habitat:

Growing on rotting hardwood in a deciduous forest.

Notes:

Until recently, the North American species of Wood Ear was considered to be Auricularia auricula-judae. However, research has shown that Auricularia auricula-judae is not endemic to North America.

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2 Comments

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 3 years ago

Thanks suzmonk!

suzmonk
suzmonk 3 years ago

Beautiful photography, Christine Y, and interesting note about Judas's Ear. Always great to know details like that ...

Christine Y.
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Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Nov 19, 2017
Submitted on Nov 28, 2017

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