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

Leotia atrovirens

Tiny (7-8mm) yellowish green mushrooms growing on the ground in moss in a mixed forest.

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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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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Feb 20, 2019. Captured Oct 13, 2018 12:43 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/166s
  • ISO1250
  • 100mm