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Observed: 21st April 2012 By: valerie777

The fungus is growing on the trunk of a live elder tree. Other darker shrivelled examples are on other parts of the trunk. It appears as purple coloured nodules with a velvet like texture.


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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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