Wood Ear or Jelly Ear
Have you ever seen Human ear shape on trees? Yes, I am saying something like below, they are generally called as Wood Ear or Jelly Ear
If you are wondering some kind of mutation, then you are wrong. it is nothing but a fungus on the woods.
It is the scientific name of the fungus
The fruit body of A. auricula-judae is normally 3 to 8 centimetres (1.2 to 3.1 in) across, but can be as much as 12 centimetres (4.7 in). It is distinctively shaped, typically being reminiscent of a floppy ear, though the fruit bodies can also be cup-shaped. It is normally attached to the substrate laterally and sometimes by a very short stalk
Today, the fungus is a popular ingredient in many Chinese dishes, such as hot and sour soup, and also used in Chinese medicine. It is also used in Ghana, as a blood tonic
Dietary Fiber – these are rich in dietary fiber, so definately good for your bowel movement.
High in Iron – These were earlier used in medicine to counter inflammation and as a blood tonic. No wonder, because the iron contain is more, so the blood tonic will help to boost your blood cells
Free-Radical Busting Vitamin B-2 – these will definately help you to break down carbohydrates and fat to produce energy for the body.
So what do you think?