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Leotia atrovirens Tiny (7-8mm) green mushrooms growing on the ground in moss in a mixed forest. Geotagged,L. atrovirens,Leotia,Leotia atrovirens,Summer,United States,fungus,green mushrooms,mushroom,mushrooms Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Yours were in much better condition than mine! :D Posted 3 years ago
    1. Still a bit funky though. I would love to find them fresh! Posted 3 years ago

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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 Christine Young
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Uploaded Aug 11, 2018. Captured Aug 19, 2017 10:18 in 80 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm