NS3878 : Hare's Ear Fungus (Otidea onotica)

taken 11 years ago, near to Renton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Hare's Ear Fungus (Otidea onotica)
Hare's Ear Fungus (Otidea onotica)
This specimen was growing among mosses on an earthbank that flanks the upper end of a footpath through the woods. This location is usually in shade, but here the low winter sun is briefly shining through the translucent flesh of the fungus. Its irregular cup is 4-5 cm wide, is smoother on the inside than on the outside, and is attached to the soil by a short stalk.

This is an uncommon species, which occurs singly or in groups, growing on soil in woods.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Lairich Rig and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NS3878, 264 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 December, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 January, 2009
Geographical Context
Woodland, Forest 
Near (from Tags)
Renton 
Image Buckets ?
Life  Closeup 
Colour (from Tags)
Orange 
Category
Fungi   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3844 7828 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.2152N 4:35.4169W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3844 7828
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Other Tags
Fungus 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image classification(about): Supplemental image
This page has been viewed about 229 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register