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Chicken Lips - Leotia viscosa The cap was green, convoluted, and very slimy. The stipe was pale yellow, gelatinous, and had little green dots near the apex.<br />
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 Habitat: Growing on the ground in a pile of rotting wood in a mixed forest.<br />
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Chicken Lips - Leotia viscosa

The cap was green, convoluted, and very slimy. The stipe was pale yellow, gelatinous, and had little green dots near the apex.

Habitat: Growing on the ground in a pile of rotting wood in a mixed forest.

Chicken Lips - Leotia viscosa The cap was green, convoluted, and very slimy. The stipe was pale yellow, gelatinous, and had little green dots near the apex.<br />
<br />
 Habitat: Growing on the ground in a pile of rotting wood in a mixed forest.<br />
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    comments (5)

  1. Fantastic! Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks! I was shocked to find one in decent shape! I nearly kneeled on it while taking shots of a different mushie. It was a nice surprise! Posted one year ago
  2. Incredibly vivid green. Posted one year ago
  3. Wow, I remember when we discussed this a few days ago, amazing that you found a perfect specimen in record time. Nice teal! Posted one year ago
    1. Yep! I was so surprised to find it, especially since we were just discussing it! Posted one year ago

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''Leotia viscosa'' is a species of mushroom in the Leotiaceae family. Its stem color can be yellow, orange to white, and the cap is green. The cap comes in a variety of shapes. The edibility of this mushroom is unknown. It grows under conifer trees, or on dead logs.

Similar species: Helotiales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Aug 19, 2018. Captured Aug 19, 2018 08:54 in 80 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm