SE2907 : Jew's Ear Fungus

taken 11 years ago, near to Cawthorne, Barnsley, Great Britain

Jew's Ear Fungus
Jew's Ear Fungus
Or Auricularia auricula-judae. It can be found all year round mainly on old elder branches or stumps. Judas allegedly hung himself on an elder tree hence the name.

Manchester warrior adds:
"Auricularia" means ear and the epithet "auricula-judae" means "the ear of Judas" hence its alternative common name of "Judas's ear fungus"
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Date Taken
Monday, 22 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Monday, 12 March, 2007
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 297 074 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:33.7481N 1:33.1304W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 297 073
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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