Leotia lubrica

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Common Name=jelly babies Family=Leotiaceae Genus/Species=Leotia lubrica Abundance=I find it uncommon, although there seem to be plenty of records on ALA. Distribution=In Australia they can be found in coastal and mountain regions from Brisbane to Adelaide as well as Tasmania. It also occurs in east Asia, Europe and North America. Habitat=Occurs in a variety of damp to wet forests. Substrate=Mostly on open ground or amongst grass or moss, including in sandy soil. Description=Fruiting bodies usually appear in small colonies and have a yellow stem several centimetres high with an irregularly shaped, slightly darker cap. Observations= Links=Bill Leithhead's Fungi Pages Links=MushroomExpert Links=Wikipedia Rating=
Overall: 7/9
Color: 2/3
Shape: 3/3
Abundance: 2/3