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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.
Fairy Clubs, Waxcaps, Pinkgills and Earthtongues are among the mushrooms and toadstools that make Eithinog one of the most important locations for such red-list fungi in Britain.