Auricularia mesenterica (Dicks.) Pers.

First published in Mycol. eur., (Erlanga) 1: 97 (1822)
This species is accepted
This species is found in Europe, Asia-Tropical, Africa, South-Central Pacific, South America, North America, Australia and Asia-Temperate. It is used for food.


Basidiome: concentrically groved, gray pale cinereous, effuso-reflexed, lobed. Hymenophore strongly rugose-venose, reddish brown, veins ramose-forked.
Global distribution, Temperate. Altitude: 1100 m a.s.l. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Caldas, Caquetá, Cesar, Chocó, Meta, Valle del Cauca.
Saprotroph. - Undefined saprotroph. Habitat/ecology: on dead wood; Saprotroph.


Use Food Mushrooms
Part used: Basidiome. In Colombia there are no uses reported in this category. Reported as edible in Mexico.


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