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Observed: 2nd February 2011 By: liamclayton
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Description:
Identifications

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

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    Likely ID
    Spangle galls
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
    ID agreements (): 3 People
    • corylus
      Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
      corylus’s reputation in Fungi and Lichenscorylus’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
    • Peter Allen
      British Dragonfly Society
      Peter Allen’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPeter Allen’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
    • raikesraikes’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensraikes’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Syrphus's picture

They do look like spangle

They do look like spangle galls, but they are in too poor a condition to identify as there are several species. They are not fungi, but galls caused by wasps in the genus Neuroterus, each wasp inducing a different shape of gall on oak-leaves.

M.

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