Mushrooms of the Year in Germany
Judas ears (German Judasohr, Latin Auricularia auricula-judae)
Judas ears, they are also ear-shaped auricularia (German Judasohr, Latin Auricularia auricula-judae). A very widespread edible mushroom in Germany that does not have poisonous counterparts, that is, it is very suitable for novice mushroom pickers. Judas’ ears prefer elderberry – it was on this tree, according to the biblical legend, that Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Jesus Christ, hanged himself.