Judas ear

Judas's ear
Judas’s ear

Jew’s ear (Auricularia auricula-judae), also known as jelly ear, often has a distinctively ear-like shape.  It grows on living and dead wood, often on elder.  This is the tree from which Judas Iscariot supposedly hung himself, hence “Judas’s ear” has evolved into “Jew’s ear”.

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