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Leotia atrovirens (Past Their Prime) Growing at the base of an oak tree (near roots, in leaf litter) in a dense mixed hardwood/coniferous forest in NW Georgia (Gordon County), US. Geotagged,L. atrovirens,Leotia atrovirens,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Leotia atrovirens (Past Their Prime)

Growing at the base of an oak tree (near roots, in leaf litter) in a dense mixed hardwood/coniferous forest in NW Georgia (Gordon County), US.

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''Leotia atrovirens'' is a species of mushroom. The edibility of this mushroom is unknown. The cap is green, as it matures it becomes dark green. The cap is lumpy, when young it is slimy or sticky. The stem can range from light green to dark green. The spore print is white. It has no gills. The fruiting body is gelatinous. It usually grow near together in large to small cluster under conifers trees. They also grow well in dead stumps and moist soil.

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

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Uploaded Aug 1, 2018. Captured Jul 20, 2018 04:18 in 344 Carters Overlook Dr, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/4.0
  • 1/500s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm