Otidea onotica

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Otidea onotica

15 September 2008 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Common Name

Hare's Ear

Fruiting Body

Cup shaped, split down one side, usually rather tall, inner surface smooth, yellow to orange often flushed pink, outer surface yellow to orange, slightly rough, to about 10cm tall and 6cm across

Flesh

Whitish, brittle, thin

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

In deciduous and mixed woods

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, 2 oil drops (12-13) x (5-6) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Otidea onotica

15 September 2008 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Otidea onotica

25 August 2008 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Otidea onotica

25 August 2008 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Otidea onotica

October 2001 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin