Northern Bushcraft

Jelly Ear

Wood Ear
  • fruiting body is is up to 15cm wide, ear-shaped, rubbery, orange-brown to muddy red/brown.
  • upper surface is smooth, possibly with ribbing on the underside.
  • flesh dries tough and hard.
  • grows in groups on conifers and logs, sometimes including hardwoods.
  • appears in early spring, sumer and fall.
  • flavour is mild with no odor; cook before eating.
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