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Chlorociboria aeruginosa Blue-green fungi thta have a cup-shaped fruiting body with a tiny, central stem. The fruiting body becomes flattened with age. They ranged in size from 2-4 mm wide.  Chlorociboria,Chlorociboria aeruginosa,Fall,Geotagged,Turquoise Elfcup,United States,elfcups Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Chlorociboria aeruginosa

Blue-green fungi thta have a cup-shaped fruiting body with a tiny, central stem. The fruiting body becomes flattened with age. They ranged in size from 2-4 mm wide.

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  1. <3 Beautiful! Posted one year ago
  2. Amazing, have never seen a blue coloured fungi before! :)
    Posted one year ago
  3. Very beautiful! Welcome to Jungledragon, Christine! :-) Posted one year ago
  4. Thanks everyone! Posted one year 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. Although C. aeruginosa tends to be a little smaller and very much rarer than C. aeruginascens, the fruitbodies of the two species cannot be confidently differentiated on macroscopic characteristics, but at 5-7 x 1-2┬Ám the spores of Chlorciboria aeruginascens are significantly smaller than those of Chlorciboria aeruginosa (9-14.. more

Similar species: Helotiales
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Uploaded Dec 31, 2017. Captured Nov 21, 2017 15:44 in 50 Fox Fire Hill Rd, Warren, CT 06754, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm