Public Description of Chlorociboria aeruginosa (Oeder) Seaver ex C.S. Ramamurthi, Korf & L.R. Batra

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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Helotiales
Family: Helotiaceae


General Description:

Small green cups fruiting on decayed wood which is stained green by the fungus.


Diagnostic Description:

It has largeer spores than C. aeruginascenssa.
Some authors claim that the two species can be separated on the color of the flesh (orangish to yellowish for Chlorociboria aeruginosa and blue-green for Chlorociboria aeruginascens. Most authors indicate microscopy is needed.


Distribution:

Widely distributed in North America and Europe.


Habitat:

On decorticated wood of broadleaf and conifer trees.


Look Alikes:

Chlorociboria aeruginascens


Uses:

The stained wood has been used in making valuable products such as Tunbridge ware and furniture inlay.


References:
Notes:

Chlorociboria aeruginosa (Oeder) Seaver ex C.S. Ramamurthi, Korf & L.R. Batra, Mycologia 49(6): 859 (1958) 1957

Synonymy:
Chlorociboria aeruginosa (Oeder) Seaver, Mycologia 28(4): 391 (1936)
Chlorosplenium aeruginosum (Oeder) De Not., Discom.: 22 (1864) 1863
Chlorosplenium discoideum Massee, (1895)
Helotium aeruginosum (Oeder) Gray, Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. (London) 1: 661 (1821)
Helvella aeruginosa Oeder, Fl. Danic. 3: tab. 534:2 (1770)
Peziza aeruginosa (Oeder) Vahl, Fl. Danic. 8: tab. 1260, fig. 1 (1797)


Description author: walt sturgeon (Request Authorship Credit)


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