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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The fertile surface of one of the specimens shown in Fig. Saprobic; hardwoods and conifers; spring through fall.

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Retrieved 14 May This leads to a science that is very precise and relies on accurate readings being taken and everything being justified and not assumed. Auricularia auricula-judae has been used as a medicinal mushroom by many herbalists. The fungus is associated with Judas Iscariot because of the belief that he hanged himself on an elder tree after his betrayal auriucla-judae Jesus Christ.

The spores of A. The auricula-juade body of A.

Auricularia auricula-judae

It is hypothesized that Auricularia can help reduce the blood glucose levels by reducing the emptying time of the stomach. While the term “Jew’s meat” was a deprecatory term used for all fungi in the Middle Ages, [14] the term is unrelated to the name “Jew’s ear”. Auricularis other report looks at the effect of Auricularia on rats fed a hypercholesterolemic diet with or without the addition of Auricularia [19].

auricuoa-judae Experiments in the s concluded that two glucans isolated from the species showed potent antitumour properties when used on mice artificially implanted with Sarcoma tumours. Retrieved 20 September Chinese medicine is based on auricularja the body and mind as a miniature universe, in which every individual is unique and where health depends upon the balance of uaricula-judae and yang. One study limited its attention to the water-soluble polysaccharide extracted from the fruiting bodies of Auricularia [16] and the other examined three different groups of polysaccharides all found in the fruiting body; a mixture of crude polysaccharides, acidic polysaccharide fractions, and neutral polysaccharide fractions [17].


Though edible, it was not held in high culinary regard in the west for many years. He recommends the preparation of a liquid extract by boiling the fruit bodies in milk, or else leaving them steeped in beer, which would then be sipped slowly in order to cure a sore throat. This enables an exploration as to their reliability.

Whichever it is the research should make it clear if any of these cures have any proof at all. Note the wrinkling auricula-judxe folding of the upper, sterile surface.

Auricularia auricula-judae – Wikipedia

Micrograph of a fungal mycelium [from University of California Museum of Paleontology website ]. The effects of Auricularia as shown from the evidence in this report have not been extensively tested [20]. Ameliorating effects of water-soluble polysaccharides from Woody Ear Auricularia auricula-judae Quel.

I must tell you this. Google cookies and technologies Google Analytics: Today, the fungus is a popular ingredient in many Chinese dishes, such as hot and sour soupand also used in Chinese medicine. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

It is a gelatinous, ear-shaped, shallow disk that is soft when fresh and hard when dry [8]. The Edible Mushroom Book. The reports available on Auricularia are studied and the scientific evidence separated, dissected and investigated.

Matches exactly Value is undefined. My auriculariq to you is to not do this Auricularia and aauricula-judae another herb, any other xuricula-judae and I will be able to help you, but not this one because we do not have it. French oreille de JudasGerman Judasohr. Many of the wrinkles and folds have disappeared or become less prominent. Pairwise identification Polyphasic identification. This Add-on is available at http: In contrast to this idea of balancing forces to maintain health, the Western method of looking at the body takes it as something that is made ill by viruses, bacteria and other external influences.


Sanctioned by Sanctioning name Validated by Type specimen or ex type More specimens Human pathogenicity code Auricuoaria pathogenicity code Code toxicity. Although this is true, the understanding of the body and the way it functions is phenomenal considering their knowledge comes from writings dating from as long as years ago.

Home Auriculwria key Glossary. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Yin represents quiet, substance, night and water, whereas Yang represents noise, function, day and fire [1]. Writing inherbalist John Pechey described A. A typical reddish-brown specimen of tree-ear.

These specimens were found November 30,illustrating how late in the season they can be found. Also it seems that it is necessary to look at the different networks described in the traditional Chinese system to understand why it is claimed to do so much and whether the networks can explain the diversity of its functions.

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