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  1. Jew's-ear, Jew's-ears, ear fungus, Auricularia auriculanoun

    widely distributed edible fungus shaped like a human ear and growing on decaying wood


  1. jew's-ears

    Jew's-ears is a type of fungus, specifically a species of wood ear mushrooms, scientifically known as Auricularia auricula-judae. It is commonly found on elder trees and has a distinctive shape resembling a human ear. This dark brown or blackish jelly fungus is edible and often used in certain East Asian cuisines. The name 'Jew's-ears' was supposedly derived from its resemblance to the shape of Judas Iscariot's ear, who, according to Christian tradition, betrayed Jesus Christ.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jew's-ears in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jew's-ears in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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