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Tree ear

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The Tree Ear, Wood Ear or Judas' Ear mushroom is a fungus that grows on Elm and Elder trees. The last of its names comes from the Bible, where Judas hung himself on an Elder tree. They are valuable in Chinese cooking and have a strange, floppy, rubbery texture. Mixed in with a stir-fry, though, they are quite delicious!

  1. 1. What kind of texture does a tree ear have?
    1. a. Soft
    2. b. Firm
    3. c. Rubbery
  2. 2. Where did Judas hang himself?
    1. a. A pine tree
    2. b. An elder tree
    3. c. An oak tree
  3. 3. What kind of tree does a tree ear grown on?
    1. a. Elm and Elder
    2. b. Pine
    3. c. Berry