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Leotia lubrica.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Jelly Babies, Schlüpfriger Kappenpilz, Zöld csuklyásgomba
Leotia lubrica Mushroom
Ref No: 9370
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Leotia lubrica2 Mushroom
Ref No: 9371
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Leotia lubrica3 Mushroom
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Yellow, Green
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Other
flesh: Flesh fibrous usually pliable (like grass)
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Leotia lubrica Fr. Jelly Babies, Léotie visqueuse, Schlüpfriger Kappenpilz, Leozia viscosa, Groene glibberzwam, Zöld csuklyásgomba. Fruit body a small stalked club with convoluted head. Head 1-4cm across, convex and rather convoluted, margin inrolled; ochre, cinnamon to pale buff, often with olive tint; smooth, gelatinous. Stem 20-50 x 5-l0mm; pale ochre-yellow; minutely scaly-squamulose. Spores spindle-shaped, with rounded ends, often curved, 20-25 x 5-6µ; becoming 6-8-celled within. Habitat often gregarious on soil in mixed woods. Common. Found in Europe and throughout North America. Season July-October. Edibility not known.

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Conan Mc Donnell () - 07 May 2013

Photo Taken in Tipperary, ireland on the 07/10/2006.
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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 25 February 2011

Gdansk Oliwa Poland
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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 03 December 2008

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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 03 December 2008

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