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Blue Wood - Chlorociboria sp. *I&#039;m not sure of the species since there were no fruiting bodies*<br />
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The mycelium of Chlorociboria stains wood bluish-green. The color is the result of a pigment called xylindein. The blue areas show everywhere that the Chlorociboria hyphae are present. <br />
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Habitat: Rotting wood in a deciduous forest Blue Wood,Chlorociboria,Fall,Geotagged,United States,green oak,green stain fungus,green wood Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Blue Wood - Chlorociboria sp.

*I'm not sure of the species since there were no fruiting bodies*

The mycelium of Chlorociboria stains wood bluish-green. The color is the result of a pigment called xylindein. The blue areas show everywhere that the Chlorociboria hyphae are present.

Habitat: Rotting wood in a deciduous forest

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  1. That's crazy, I've never seen anything like it! Do you see this often? Posted 4 months ago
    1. I see it all the time. It's common, but not always this vibrant. Posted 4 months ago

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Uploaded Mar 21, 2019. Captured Nov 24, 2018 13:51 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/99s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm