Observation 58455: Auricularia nigricans (Fr.: Fr.) Birkebak, Looney, & Sánchez-García
When: 2010-07-30
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Rubbery jelly fungi, growing on hardwood, common. 30-50mm across, in ear-shaped lobes, thin (~1mm thick). Upper surface distinctly ‘velvety’, (densely tomentose), dark to medium brown when fresh, lightening to tan as it dries. Underside (hymenium), flat with folds/wrinkes, gelatinous/rubbery, dark magenta-brown to very dark brown. Top and bottom layers easily separatible.

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Recognized by sight: hirsute pileus
Used references: Roberts, Caribbean Heterobasidiomycetes

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