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Chicken Lips - Leotia viscosa The cap was olive-brown, convoluted, covered in dark dots, and very slimy. The stipe was yellow, gelatinous, and had little green dots near the apex.<br />
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Chicken Lips - Leotia viscosa

The cap was olive-brown, convoluted, covered in dark dots, and very slimy. The stipe was yellow, gelatinous, and had little green dots near the apex.

Habitat: Growing on the ground under mostly conifers

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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 Jan 21, 2019. Captured Sep 13, 2018 11:19 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm