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Elfcups - Chlorociboria aeruginosa I found a lot of blue wood and tons of fruiting bodies on a soggy chunk of rotting wood.<br />
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Habitat: Rotting wood in a mixed forest Chlorociboria aeruginascens,Chlorociboria aeruginosa,Geotagged,Green elfcup,Spring,Turquoise Elfcup,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Elfcups - Chlorociboria aeruginosa

I found a lot of blue wood and tons of fruiting bodies on a soggy chunk of rotting wood.

Habitat: Rotting wood in a mixed forest

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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

Similar species: Helotiales
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded May 15, 2019. Captured May 15, 2019 10:38 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/166s
  • ISO500
  • 100mm