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Bantry House, fungi Q1

Observed: 18th November 2009 By: gardenergardener is knowledgeable about Fungi and Lichensgardener’s earned reputation in Fungi and Lichensgardener’s earned reputation in Fungi and Lichensgardener’s earned reputation in Fungi and Lichensgardener’s earned reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Bantry House fungi 1, below Copper Beech
Description:

Growing under 200 year old Copper Beech

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

Blewit Boy's picture

Identification help - more info

You don't happen to know the colour of the sap/milk do you? Beech milkcap milk is white initially then discolours grey.

chris

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Unfortunately I was on a

Unfortunately I was on a lichen hunt so just grabbed a couple of shots in passing!
I wasn't sure whether the two caps were different species or whether it was just a colour difference due to the camera. They were next to each other with no other fungi present.

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They're probably the............

They're probably the same fungi if they were in close proximity then. Colour differences can occur with age, aswell as when veiwed or snapped in diffent lights.

chris