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Hare's ear

Otidea onotica


Elongated cup with a split down the shorter side and edges overlapping rather than merely abutting, with the margin slightly incurved. 3 to 9 cm tall and 1.5 to 4 cm across, with a whitish stem up to 1 cm long. Inner, fertile, surface is smooth, light yellowish brown, often with a rosy tinge. Outer, infertile, surface is buff and slightly scurfy.


Saprobic, in mossy broadleaf and mixed woodlands and woodland edges.


Spotted in Balloërveld in rural area of Balloo, Holland. (sources:see reference)

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1 Comment

dcslaugh 4 years ago

An interesting display of variety.

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Aa en Hunze, Drenthe, Netherlands

Spotted on Oct 10, 2015
Submitted on Oct 18, 2015

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