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Auricularia auricula-judae.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Jelly Ear, Júdásfülegomba, Judasohr, Oreille de Judas
Auricularia auricula Mushroom
Ref No: 7098
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Auricularia auricula2 Mushroom
Ref No: 7099
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: Brown
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Cup shaped
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on wood

Auricularia auricula-judae St. Amans syn. Hirneola auricula-judae (St. Amans) Berk. syn. Auricularia auricula (Hook.)Underwood. Jew's Ear, Oreille de Judas, Judasohr, Orechio di Giuda, Judasoor. Fruit body 3–8cm across, ear-shaped, gelatinous when fresh drying hard and horny, outer surface tan-brown with minute greyish downy hairs, inner surface grey-brown, smooth, or often wrinkled and ear-like. Spores white, sausage-shaped, 16–18×6–8µ. Basidia elongated cylindric with three transverse septa. Habitat on branches of frondose trees, usually elder. Season all year, especially autumn. Very common. Edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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Mirsad Hasic (Yugoslavia) - 10 January 2013

Pistula Ulcinj Montenegro
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Tudor Ioana (Romania) - 05 January 2013

Tudor Ioana si Paul Covic, Romania, 5 ianuarie 2013 Urechea iudei, burete de soc.
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Alex Forryan (United Kingdom) - 26 November 2012

Standon, Hertfordshire, UK
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Alex Forryan (United Kingdom) - 26 November 2012

Standon, Hertfordshire, UK
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Dejan Stojanovic (Yugoslavia) - 20 May 2012

Auricularia auricula-judae. Municipality Gadžin Han, Long Polyana village (Dubac), South Serbia, SERBIA.
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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 07 December 2011

Hungarian name, Judásfülegomba
Marjan Kustera (Yugoslavia) - 14 June 2011

Find and photo taken by Marjan Kuštera, Serbia,Niš.
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Lynn Pepper (United Kingdom) - 19 February 2011

These are really quite revolting. I thought they were dying off but after the rain they have fluffed up again. they are growing all over the place. Stone Staffs. England.
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Tony Wharton (United Kingdom) - 26 October 2010

Photographed in Wyre Forest, Worcestershire.
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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 26 July 2010

6.03.2007 Gdañsk Oliwa.Poland
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Slobodan Nikolic (Yugoslavia) - 14 March 2010

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Slobodan Nikolic (Yugoslavia) - 14 March 2010

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Branislav Uzelac (Yugoslavia) - 17 March 2009

photo by Goran Miloshevich from Serbia
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