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Mystery fungi

Observed: 22nd September 2010 By: Nigel sardeson
P9220092
Description:

the size and shape of a turnip(8cm across)but fungal and found in a cluster buried under decaying leaves. shown split open in photo
Outer tough and quite hard, inner pure white and marshmallow-like texture, now dried out. "Stalk" of fungal hyphae.
never seen anything like it!

Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Some kind of truffle?

Some kind of truffle?

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)