Gloiopeltis , or Funori (Scientific name: Gloiopeltis) is a seaweed of the family Endocladiaceae. It inhabits the upper reefs of the coasts in Japan. It has a crimson, hollow cylindrical shape and branches irregularly. It can picked up by hand what is growing in the rocky place and collect it in the cold season. It is used for glue and food. When cooking for food, eat salted foods such as salads, miso soup, and sashimi balls after desalting.
Generic name: Gloiopeltis , scientific name: Gloiopeltis, aka: Funori, Habitat: Japan, China, Environment: Rocky place in the coast, Alga form: hollow cylindrical and irregularly branched, stock height: 4 to 10 cm, algae color: crimson, harvest period: February to April, with or without food: acceptable, use: edible, glue, cooking method : Salted ones after salt removal, salad, miso soup, sashimi tooth.
Height4 ~ 10 [cm]