Leotia lubrica
(Scop.) Pers. 1797
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Description:
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This species has an olive green to brown cap that is moist, on a slimy yellow stalk, often finely dotted with green or brown fibres. The species name is not quite right as it's a northern hemisphere name and our local species is different.
Common name: Jelly Babies, Slippery Lizard Tuft
Found: Native forest
Substrate: Wood
Spore: White
Height: 65 mm
Width: 15 mm
Season: Autumn, Winter
Edible: No
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Macro images:
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Leotia lubrica
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Scale= 8 mm.
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Leotia lubrica
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Scale= 8 mm.
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Leotia lubrica
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Scale= 8 mm.
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Leotia lubrica
Scale bar
Scale= 8 mm.
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