Observation 90642: Auricularia americana Parmasto & I. Parmasto ex Audet, Boulet & Sirard
When: 2012-03-19
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: Velvety surface, dark reddish coloration.

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jew ears
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2012-03-28 09:26:01 CEST (+0200)

That’s what the name Auricularia auricula-judae means right? Ear ears of jews?

David Hull argues that species names are meaningless rigid designators – a species name points to a chunk of genealogical nexus and is meaningless beyond that – but I think all words have meanings, and I think “Jew Ears” is a bad name for this common edible and medicinal fungus.

Have you considered
By: Josh M.K. (suchen)
2012-03-22 05:52:06 CET (+0100)

Auricularium by any chance? Were all the flaps sort of centrally connected?

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