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Lloyd's Coppice fungi

Observed: 22nd November 2009 By: nch86nch86’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensnch86’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Jelly ear fungus
Description:

Jelly like fungus on dead wood

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Jews ear (Auricularia auricula-judae) interacts

Comments

Anna's picture

They look unusually thick,

They look unusually thick, although they are jelly ears. Do you know what sort of wood they were growing on? I have found quite a lot of thicker-than-usual ones this year.

miked's picture

I've also found a lot of

I've also found a lot of thicker-than-usual ones this year too and growing on a variety of wood such as beech.

nch86's picture

Jelly like fungus on dead wood

Thanks for your comments and confirmations folks.

Unfortunately I can't say what sort of wood they were growing on - it was only a smallish log and I'm not very good at trees anyway !

I was a bit dubious because of the unusual thickness myself.