Observation 109321: Auricularia angiospermarum Y.C. Dai, F. Wu & D.W. Li
When: 2012-09-10
No herbarium specimen

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Used references: Mycological Progress, October 2015, “Global diversity and taxonomy of the Auricularia auricula-judae complex (Auriculariales, Basidiomycota),”
Fang Wu, Yuan Yuan, Shuang-Hui He, Asanka R. Bandara, Kevin D. Hyde,
Vera F. Malysheva, De-Wei Li, Yu-Cheng Dai.

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A. americana occurs on conifers.
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2016-05-18 09:12:23 PDT (-0700)
North American Material
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-01-04 08:51:09 PST (-0800)

is probably not Auricularia auricula of Europe. Mating compatibility of North American conifer and broadleaf host species has shown they can mate but are not really compatible. Google Auricularia americana and check out the following PDF article. In my immediate area this is not a common mushroom.
nlmushrooms.ca/articles/JellyEar.pdf

Host for A. americana
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2013-01-04 07:04:12 PST (-0800)

I saw two references for A. americana in the Index Fungorum. Both mention balsam fir as the host.

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