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Orange Jelly Fungus

Dacryopinax spathularia


Edible spatula-shaped fruit bodies of orange jelly fungus (Dacryopinax spathularia) mushrooms growing on wood planks. In Chinese culture, it is called guihua er (桂花耳; literally "sweet osmanthus ear," referring to its similarity in appearance to that flower). It is sometimes included in a vegetarian dish called Buddha's delight.


Wood planks on manmade pond.

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Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 20, 2015
Submitted on Oct 21, 2015

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