Observation 163569: Auricularia americana Parmasto & I. Parmasto ex Audet, Boulet & Sirard
When: 2014-04-17
(45.8102° -77.1392° 200m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on a fallen branch in Zone 03, with snow still(!) on the ground nearby despite the date in late April.

Tree species present in the vicinity include Pinus strobus, P. resinosa, Betula papyrifera, B. allegheniensis, and Acer saccharum.

There were several dotted along the length of the branch. The second photo is up from beneath.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Current thinking
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-04-18 09:18:54 PDT (-0700)

is that Auricularia auricula-judae is rare or not in North America. Auricularia americana is likely especially if it was on conifer wood.

What…
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2014-04-17 20:46:29 PDT (-0700)

…is your basis for thinking that A. americana is likelier than A. auricula-judae?

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