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Unidentified fungi species and unidentified fly (diptera) species

Observed: 19th January 2011 By: s.l.garlick
Unidentified fungus cluster near gorse and larch_Sarah Garlick
Unidentified fungus_Sarah Garlick
Fungus_Sarah Garlick
Fly on fungus_Sarah Garlick
Close up of fly on fungus_Sarah Garlick

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.


s.l.garlick's picture

Unknown identification

If anyone can identify this fungi species and/or the fly species I would be very grateful for your help.



jan_rix's picture

if you list the fly as a

separate spot, then someone can try and identify it for you

Martin Harvey's picture

Fungus gnat

The fly appears, appropriately enough, to be a fungus gnat, family Mycetophilidae.

Entomologist and biological recorder