genus Auricularia


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Noun1.genus Auricularia - type genus of the Auriculariaceae
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Auriculariaceae, family Auriculariaceae - fungi having gelatinous sporophores
Auricularia auricula, ear fungus, Jew's-ear, Jew's-ears - widely distributed edible fungus shaped like a human ear and growing on decaying wood
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The aim of this study is to investigate the phylogenetic relationships among the species of the genus Auricularia in Colombia.
Taxonomic key Key for the identification of the species of the genus Auricularia present in Colombia 1.
Fruiting bodies of the genus Auricularia are waxy and resemble human ears in shape and are gelatinous to leathery and the color ranges from purplish brown to black (Chang and Miles, 2004; Schenk and Dudley, 1999).