Tree Ear Auricularia americana Parmasto & I. Parmasto ex Audet, Boulet & Sirard  Synonyms: Auricularia auricula-judae, Jelly Ear, Wood Ear.

Description:

"This jelly fungus is often confused with Exidia recisa. The distinctive smooth upper surface, often with a whitish bloom, and spores will readily separate them" (L. Biechele, pers. comm.).

There are 104 records in the project database.

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A Tree Ear found on a cut log in Somerset Co., Maryland (12/15/2013). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

A Tree Ear in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/29/2008). Photo by R. Child. (MBP list)

A Tree Ear in Wicomico Co., Maryland (2/20/2014). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Tree Ear in Howard Co., Maryland (8/5/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Tree Ear in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/24/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Tree Ear in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/11/2013). Photo by Raeven Davis. (MBP list)

A Tree Ear in Howard Co., Maryland (5/23/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Tree Ear in Washington Co., Maryland (9/7/2017). Photo by Linda Lewis. (MBP list)

Young Tree Ears in Howard Co., Maryland (7/20/2014). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Tree Ear in Howard Co., Maryland (6/23/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Tree Ear in Washington Co., Maryland (11/3/2018). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Tree Ear in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/18/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Spores of Tree Ear in Howard Co., Maryland (6/23/2014). Sausage-shaped, smooth; measured 14.3 - 18.5 X 5.0 - 5.4 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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