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Jews Ear Fungus

By martinjp
A Capture of a Jews Ear Fungus on a dead Elderberry Tree, it's prime host. The Fungus is a species of the edible Auriculariales...it's epithet is derived from the beleif that Judus Iscariot hanged himself from an Elder Tree, the common name, Judas's ear and later Jews ear!While today Jelly ear is sometimes used, as its a jelly fungus...

Tags: Flowers and plants Judas Jews ear Jelly fungus

Voters: 213hardy, ali63, Derek_Fearn and 14 more


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ali63 Plus
5 768 1 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 9:16PM
Great image,

Ali

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Irishkate Plus
6 40 107 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 10:35PM
Surprised we're allowed to call a fungi this name in these pc days!
Could be seen as a child's sun hat!
Very nice presentation of your superb fungi image.
KateGrinGrinGrin
19 Mar 2013 8:06AM
It was named a long time before all the PC rubbish...bah bah rainbow sheep? What's that all about? PC?!?! The world gone mad!!! Thanks for you click kate😉
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
19 Mar 2013 3:59PM
Great texture and details in this. Think I might pass on the "edible" bit though!

Ann
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 9:39PM
Jews ear??? What a name for a fungus!
Excellent shot with great detail,
Johanna

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