Cut off ear dropped in my lawn?

nokiJuly 7, 2013

Sorry about my ignorance, but I found something that looks like an disembodied ear, like out of Blue Velvet. Looks very cool, but what the heck is it? Common? Thanks for any help.

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Have you poked it or something I'm betting its a type of fungi if you poke it and it's not attached to the ground then it's leaves but again fungi I just don't know what type, also.have u lived where u live long I'm betting there will b more, and did it come up after the rain that would help others to id it

    Bookmark   July 15, 2013 at 4:26PM
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It is very fleshy and very weird, and finally is starting to die after a couple of weeks. Grew after a very rainy week or so in summer. Might be an old root under it from a cut down Box Elder Maple. Shaded.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2013 at 11:39PM
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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

I was waiting for you to google with the obvious search words, but since you didn' on the link below. ;-)

Here is a link that might be useful: Ear mushrooms

    Bookmark   July 17, 2013 at 1:21PM
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