Wood ears (Auricularia spp.) live on tree trunks and can be harvested all year long, though it is the most prolific during spring. Dried wood ears contain high amounts of carbohydrates, proteins, minerals and fibre. It has a significant calcium-, phosphorus- and iron content. It is an important natural iron resource for the body. Due to its polysaccharide components it supports the immune system. Uses and administration: Steep the wood ears for cca 1 hour, rinse it with water and chop it. Add to any type of dish.