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Jelly-like fungus on dead holly stem

Observed: 14th July 2012 By: Jonathan
iSpot team
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jelly-like fungus on dead holly stem
Description:

Like jelly-ear in shape, but a different colour and on holly not elder. A species related to Auricula, perhaps?

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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

Comments

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Although it's on holly,

And Auricularia auricula-judea is more often found on elder, I think that's what it might be.

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Thanks, Malcolm & Amadan.

Thanks, Malcolm & Amadan.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)