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Observed: 15th September 2013 By: Martin D. ParrMartin D. Parr’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Jelly ear possibly?

Growing on elder and looks similar to jelly ear - but never seen one with that ribbing before?


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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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


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I've not noticed ribbing

I've not noticed ribbing before but looks very much like your id and very often on elder

The more I know the more I realise I don't know

Devonian's picture

In his book Mushrooms Roger

In his book Mushrooms Roger Phillips describes A. auricula-judae as being "smooth or wrinkled and ear-like"

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Thank you!