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Cup Fungus (Peziza?)

Observed: 14th December 2010 By: rfennelly
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Description:
Identifications

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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Jelly Ear (Auricularia auricula-judae) interacts

Comments

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Jelly / Jew's Ear

Commonly found on elder. It is edible when very young, can also be dried and the powdered fungus used as a flavouring.