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Jelly baby- happy to find this one .  Australia,Geotagged,Jelly baby,Leotia lubrica Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Jelly baby- happy to find this one .

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  1. Beautiful find, Ernst, well done! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thank you Ferdi at least this one was less of a problem identifying . Posted 2 years ago
      1. I hear you, fungi are some of the most difficult species to identify.. Posted 2 years ago
  2. cool - I think we supposedly have them out here, but I've never found one Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thanks morpheme and you probably correct that you have it your area also . I don't think that it is only found in Australia. Posted 2 years 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 Ernst
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Uploaded Jun 15, 2017. Captured in 84 Yurunga Dr, North Nowra NSW 2541, Australia.