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Jelly Babies (Leotia lubrica)  On a forested trail.  Geotagged,Jelly baby,Leotia lubrica,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. I always love seeing these. Posted one year ago
    1. They are so cuttte! Posted one year ago
    2. Are they edible Posted one year ago
      1. Don’t try Niel as some species are suspect. Posted one year ago
        1. I'll put my steak away then Posted one year ago
      2. Not one that I have eaten, but I have friends that make "sour candy gummies" out of this particular species. There are mixed accounts on edibility. Posted one year ago
        1. I'll pass on that Posted one year ago
  2. I really like the name of this species! Posted one year ago

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''Leotia lubrica'', commonly referred to as a jelly baby, is a species of fungus in the family Leotiaceae. The species produces small fruit bodies up to 6 centimetres in height, featuring a "head" and a stalk.

Similar species: Helotiales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Jul 10, 2021. Captured Jul 10, 2021 10:00 in 2408 Holly Creek Cool Springs Rd, Chatsworth, GA 30705, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/29.0
  • 1/181s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm