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Phycomyces nitens

Observed: 20th February 2011 By: terrycrynantterrycrynant’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensterrycrynant’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Phycomyces nitens
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Description:

Fine branching mould with sphere on tip.About 2 to 2.5 inches high growing below bird table,most abundant on sunflower seed droppings.

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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Quite spectacular!

Quite spectacular!

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)