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Fungi on Service tree 2

Observed: 23rd January 2013 By: retreevalretreeval’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensretreeval’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
SSCN0288  few weeks later,after snow
SSCN0289 few weeks later,after snow

Fungi about 40-50mm dia growing on street Service Type tree. The fungi first started to grow when it was cold, frosty & snowy, rubbery in texture, no noticeable smell. After a few weeks darkened to very dark brown and became dry & leathery.


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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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


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ID comment

Now known as "Jelly Ear". Enter a revised ID and press "get recommended" for the scientific name as it is this name that truly identifies your sighting.