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Chlorociboria aeruginascens Chlorociboria aeruginascens fruiting bodies on a very wet decomposing aspen log. Chlorociboria aeruginascens,Geotagged,Green elfcup,Minnesota,Summer,United States,blue fungus,blue stain,elf caps,fungus Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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''Chlorociboria aeruginascens'' is a saprobic species of mushroom, commonly known as the green elfcup or the green wood cup because of its characteristic small, green, saucer-shaped fruit bodies. Although the actual fruit bodies are infrequently seen, the green staining of wood caused by the fungus is more prevalent.

Similar species: Helotiales
Species identified by Gary B
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By Gary B

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Uploaded Feb 23, 2019. Captured Sep 18, 2015 10:35 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL
  • f/4.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm