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Elfcups - Chlorociboria aeruginosa Habitat: Rotting wood in a mixed forest Chlorociboria,Chlorociboria aeruginosa,Fall,Geotagged,Turquoise Elfcup,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Too, too beautiful! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thanks Ruth! The ones in this photo are the same exact ones that are in the species ID photo...just a bit older. Posted 3 months ago

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Chlorciboria aeruginosa is one of just two species recorded in the genus Chlorociboria, the other being Chlorociboria aeruginascens. Both result in green staining of timber. Although C. aeruginosa tends to be a little smaller and very much rarer than C. aeruginascens, the fruitbodies of the two species cannot be confidently differentiated on macroscopic characteristics, but at 5-7 x 1-2┬Ám the spores of Chlorciboria aeruginascens are significantly smaller than those of Chlorciboria aeruginosa (9-14.. more

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Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Mar 11, 2019. Captured Oct 28, 2018 10:49 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm