PDF | Auricularia auricula-judae was previously considered a single species, but was recently demonstrated to be a species complex. Auricularia auricula-judae. This month’s fungus, Auricularia auricula-judae, is one of the jelly fungi. All of the jelly fungi are Basidiomycota with unusual jelly- like. Brief summary. No one has contributed a brief summary to this page yet. Explore what EOL knows about Auricularia auricula-judae. Add a brief summary to this.

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Click on the language titles to launch them. InElias Magnus Fries transferred the species to Exidiaand, in so doing, sanctioned the name.

The upper, sterile surfaces aurjcularia conspicuously gray due to the presence of minute hairs. Specimen record 3. Table of Contents Section 3: Fungi are eukaryotic organisms with a thin cell wall made up of chitin a protein also found in the exoskeleton of insects.

Micrograph of a fungal mycelium [from University of California Museum of Paleontology website ]. It is clear that there is little experimental evidence as to whether it contains the ability to treat those diseases it is reported to cure, but it is impossible to even speculate as to what experiments were done in the past in China. The reports available on Airicularia are auridularia and the scientific evidence separated, dissected and investigated. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Auricularia auricula-judae.


This Add-on is available at http: Auricularia auricula-judae has been used as a medicinal mushroom by many herbalists. Auricularia auricula-judae has a soft, jelly-like texture.

David Moore’s World of Fungi: where mycology starts

Retrieved from ” https: Usually the upper surface; yellowish- brown to reddish brown or grayish-brown; minutely hairy; often ribbed or veined. Fungi consist of mycelium and fruiting bodies. The cluster of tree-ears referenced in Fig. The fact that it does not alter the HDLs is also beneficial as HDLs help soak up cholesterol deposits in ayricula-judae blood and so have anti-plaque forming properties as well.

Medicinal properties Fungi like Auricularia produce many different polysaccharides, which have a variety of functions in the fruit body, and these polysaccharides are sometimes found to stimulate the immune system in humans or in some cases cause the production of interferon and interleukins that then stop the proliferation of cancer cells.

Auricularia exists in a mutualistic relationship with the plants and trees on which it grows, and is known as a mycorrhizal fungus [11]. Bernard Jabas 1 and Dr. Each of the organs of uaricula-judae body has an element of Yin and of Yang.

Auricularia auricula-judae

In this disease, the suffer has diabetes because the receptors for insulin on the target cells are desensitized or alternatively there are not enough of them, and so the sufferer has a high blood glucose level but also a high blood insulin level.

Being dried it will keep a good year. Writing inherbalist John Pechey described A. They are hyalinelack a central strand and have rounded tips. Auricularia auricula and Tremella fuciformis “. The translation “Jew’s Ear” appeared in English by It is prepared in a different way for each different group of treatments.


Traditional Chinese Medicinal Auricularia

A cluster of tree-ears is growing to the left of the polypore fungi in the lower right portion of this aurciula-judae. Whatever potential Auricularia may hold, its continued study seems unlikely when contemplating the combination of its diminished use and the progression towards Westernisation throughout China.

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These systems govern particular tissues, activities and mental abilities. Using Google Analytics, we can see what content is popular on our websites. These specimens were found November 30,illustrating how late in the aurickla-judae they can be found.

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This however is assuming a lot about it, as it has only shown these attributes in respect to rats and mice and the assumption that the same is true of humans is not correct. Usually facing downward; yellowish- brown to reddish-brown; hairless; often ribbed or veined. Obligate or homotypic synonyms: