NT2340 : Green oak wood

taken 9 years ago, near to Peebles, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Green oak wood
Green oak wood
Dead oak wood infected by a cup fungus, Chlorociboria [one of two species, most likely C. aeruginascens], which causes the malachite green staining of the wood. It was used in marquetry [Tunbridge ware] because of its attractive colour. For the fruiting bodies [apothecia] see NS3878 : Green Elfcup (Chlorociboria aeruginascens).
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NT2340, 137 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 2 March, 2009
Category
Fungi   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 238 404 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:39.0792N 3:12.7097W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 238 404
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