earthtongue


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Noun1.earthtongue - 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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Home to some 112 species, Wales supports 55% of Britain's grassland fungi, revelling in names such as the Elegant Earthstar, Dark-purple Earthtongue and Big Blue Pinkgill.
"Waxcaps, fairy clubs, spindles and earthtongues only really come out in the autumn and we haven't got time to visit every churchyard.