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Chlorociboria

Observed: 30th October 2012 By: jocelyn mjocelyn m’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensjocelyn m’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Chlorociboria
Description:
Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Chlorociboria

It's relatively uncommon to see the green cup fruiting bodies, but extremely common to find green-stained wood caused by the fungus. This green wood was, reputedly, used in marquerty, but it rapidly destroys the structure and strength of the wood.

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I used to think they were

I used to think they were uncommon, but I seem to find them every year now. Perhaps because it is so wet...