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Turquoise Elfcup - Chlorciboria aeruginosa Blue-green fungi that have a cup-shaped fruiting body with a tiny, central stem. The fruiting body becomes flattened with age. They ranged in size from 1-3 mm wide. The cups on most of these had lost their blue color. <br />
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Habitat: Rotting wood in a mixed forest<br />
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Found on the same piece of wood as these:<br />
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Habitat: Rotting wood in a mixed forest<br />
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Found on the same piece of wood as these:<br />
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Turquoise Elfcup - Chlorciboria aeruginosa

Blue-green fungi that have a cup-shaped fruiting body with a tiny, central stem. The fruiting body becomes flattened with age. They ranged in size from 1-3 mm wide. The cups on most of these had lost their blue color.

Habitat: Rotting wood in a mixed forest

Found on the same piece of wood as these:

Turquoise Elfcup - Chlorciboria aeruginosa Blue-green fungi that have a cup-shaped fruiting body with a tiny, central stem. The fruiting body becomes flattened with age. They ranged in size from 1-3 mm wide. <br />
<br />
Habitat: Rotting wood in a mixed forest<br />
<br />
Found on the same piece of wood as these:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/103425/turquoise_elfcup_-_chlorciboria_aeruginosa.html<br />
 Chlorociboria aeruginosa,Fall,Geotagged,Turquoise Elfcup,United States,blue,cup fungus,fungus

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  1. YOu already know I'm jelly :P Posted one month ago
    1. Awww. I wish you would find some!!! Posted one month ago

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Chlorciboria aeruginosa is one of just two species recorded in the genus Chlorociboria, the other being Chlorociboria aeruginascens. Both result in green staining of timber.

Similar species: Helotiales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Oct 23, 2020. Captured Oct 23, 2020 11:28 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/197s
  • ISO320
  • 100mm