Chlorociboria aeruginascens

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Chlorociboria aeruginascens

18 October 2007 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Common Name

Green Cups

Fruiting Body

Cup or disk shaped, smooth, blue green, attached to the substrate by a short stem, to about 1 cm across

Flesh

Concolorous, thin, brittle

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

All year

Distribution

Common

Habitat

On dead wood of deciduous trees

Microscopic Features

Spores spindle shaped, with 2 oil drops (6-10) x (1.5-2) µm2

Edibility

Not edible

Notes

The host wood develops an attractive blue-green colour

Additional Photographs

Chlorociboria aeruginascens

20 August 2005 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin