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Judas' ear fungus

Plural: Judas' ear fungi

Language: English

Description: Judas' ear fungus are enerally dried. Dried or fresh they should not be fried as they explode, but stewed with other ingredients. When found growing on wood they really do resemble ears. (If gathering mushrooms you must be absolutely certain what you have before you eat them as many are very poisonous.)


Judas' ear fungus
Judas' ear fungus, with many thanks to Dominic Walsh

Latin: Hirneola auricula-judae/Auricularia auricula-judae/Auricularia polytricha

Substitutes: wood ear fungus, maitake, shiitake - Remember to soak dried mushrooms before use

See foods and dishes: cloud ear fungus, wood ear fungus


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