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Observed: 28th February 2011 By: 01246864222@dia...
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Identifications

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

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

flaxton's picture

As far as I know they are

As far as I know they are indistinguishable in the field and can only be separated by use of microscopy.

jhn7's picture

What are indistinguishable?

Do you mean Scarlet Elfcup and Orange Peel fungus? I thought Orange Peel fungus was twice the size.

Janet
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flaxton's picture

A senior moment Janet. I saw

A senior moment Janet. I saw two Scarlet Elf Cup identifications and thought one was for S austriaca and the other was for S coccinea. These are identical in the field but have slightly different shaped spores and external hairs. Sorry for the confusion.