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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - any club-shaped fungus of the genus Geoglossum
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
genus Geoglossum, Geoglossum - type genus of the Geoglossaceae comprising the earthtongues
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"In the last eight years, the team has discovered the fungi Bog Earth-tongue (Geoglossum sphagnophilum) for the first time in Britain at a site in Gwynedd, and the Bog Jellydisk (Sacroleotia turficola) for the first time in Wales in Carmarthenshire."
Gower is an all round resource for plant and ower lovers, in the spring oering bluebells, ramsons, cowslip and common dog-violet, in the summer, thrift, lady's bedstraw, sea bindweed and viper's bugloss and autumn and winter providing ivy, gorse, mosses, lichens and fungi including olive earth-tongue, mushrooms and puballs.
They say that Carmarthenshire is one of the best places in Britain to find a group of wild fungi known as waxcaps, fairy clubs, spindles and earth-tongues.