Phylum: Basidiomycota Family: Auriculariaceae
Auricularia auricula-judae (Bull.) Quél.
A very common species nationally but scarcer in Scotland. It is usually associated with Elder Sambucus nigra, but can be found on any deciduous tree or shrub. A saprophyte with a gelatinous structure, hence the common name
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