Observation 156210: Leotia Pers.
When: 2013-12-25

Notes: Found growing in loose sand in a clearing in mixed pine, oak, and palmetto woodland. Stipe viscid, hollow, and filled with clear mucous liquid.

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Eye3
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Eyes3
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Name change
By: Dan Tischler (Dan Tischler)
2013-12-27 11:42:39 EST (-0500)

John, Walt,

Please give a bit of information for your suggested name change. Why not L. viscosa.

I will admit from the photos that the caps look browner than other specimens, but they were actually a dark vivid green. Are there any other Leotia with green caps and yellow stems that could be confused with L viscosa? Is anyone studying these or intersted in samples?

Created: 2013-12-25 10:15:59 EST (-0500)
Last modified: 2013-12-27 12:09:57 EST (-0500)
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