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Jelly ear fungus

Observed: 13th November 2011 By: babu1
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Jelly ear fungus
Jelly fungus 2
Jelly fungus 3

Jelly textured fungus on horse chestnut. Pics 1 and 2 are growing on the trunk where the bark is gone due to disease. In pic 3 the fungus is growing on the ground (on a root?).
Pic 1 example is c4cm dia.


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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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