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Funghi

Observed: 27th November 2009 By: jwh93
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
jwh93’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

ground based woodland funghi with short,
thick smooth stem, white in colour with felted surface.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

Rob Coleman's picture

How did you arrive at your

How did you arrive at your identification of this - did the cap produce 'milk' when broken? I think more clues would be required to give a positive ID on this - the cap colour looks very similar to Clouded Agaric (Clitocybe nebularis) which I'm seeing a lot at the moment and seems to persist quite late into the winter.

Rob Coleman

Anna's picture

I thought clouded agaric,

I thought clouded agaric, too. They seem to be everywhere at the moment.

miked's picture

Another possibility might be

Another possibility might be wood blewitt as these have pinkish gills and can look a bit like this when they are well past their best. suspect we'll not get to a final diagnosis on this one.