Leotia viscosa

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Leotia viscosa
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Leotia viscosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Helotiales
Family: Leotiaceae
Genus: Leotia
Species: L. viscosa
Binomial name
Leotia viscosa
Fr. (1822)
Leotia viscosa
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Mycological characteristics
smooth hymenium
cap is convex
hymenium attachment is not applicable
stipe is bare
spore print is white
ecology is saprotrophic
edibility: unknown

Leotia viscosa (common name, chicken lips) is a species of mushroom in the Leotiaceae family. Its stem color can be yellow, orange to white, and the cap is green. The cap comes in a variety of shapes. The edibility of this mushroom is unknown. It grows under conifer trees, or on dead logs.

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