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Fairy Fans! Quite the common name and quite imaginative!                      Canada,Fall,Geotagged,Spathularia flavida,Yellow earth tongue Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. I'm pretty jealous of this find! It is still on my list! <3 Posted 11 months ago
    1. I wish you luck! Posted 11 months ago
  2. Great find Gary Posted 11 months ago
    1. Thank you! Posted 11 months ago
  3. Love the name! Posted 11 months ago
    1. Me too! Quite imaginative. Posted 11 months ago

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''Spathularia flavida'', commonly known as the yellow earth tongue, the yellow fan, or the fairy fan, is an ascomycete fungus found in coniferous forests of Asia, Europe and North America. It produces a small, fan- or spoon-shaped fruit body with a flat, wavy or lobed cream to yellow colored "head" raised on a white to cream stalk. The height is usually approximately 2–5 cm , and up to 8 cm . The fungus fruits on the ground in mosses, forest duff or humus, and fruit bodies may occur singly,.. more

Similar species: Helotiales
Species identified by gary fast
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Uploaded Oct 28, 2020. Captured Oct 26, 2020 13:10 in Unnamed Road, Squirrel Cove, BC V0P 1T0, Canada.
  • DSC-HX80
  • f/4.0
  • 1/25s
  • ISO1250
  • 4.1mm