The Candle-snuff Fungus (of the genus Xylaria - I don't know the species).
P054: 30/10/2010; P1449: 31/10/2010
It has other English names
Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!
Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.
No interactions present.
Lat/Lng: 51.43372, -2.76236
OS grid ref: ST471707