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Geoglossum cookeianum Mushroom
Ref No: 6703
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Geoglossum cookeianum2 Mushroom
Ref No: 6708
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location: Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Black or blackish
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Other
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on the ground, Found in fields, lawns or on roadsides

Geoglossum cookeianum Nannfeldt Fruit body 37cm high, 0.51cm wide, black, smooth, flattened club-shaped tapering into the narrower stalk. Asci 18020. Paraphyses elongated terminally in a short chain of almost globose to barrel-shaped segments up to 8 wide. Spores brown, subcylindric, seven-septate, 509057. Habitat in grassland especially on sandy soils. Season autumn. Occasional. Not edible. Found In Europe.

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