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Crepidotus mollis

Observed: 28th November 2009 By: Blewit Boy
Cardiff Naturalists' Society
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Description:

Not sure what the host tree was, as it'd lost all its leaves. It may've been a salix at a guess.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

miked's picture

Humm yes this is interesting,

Humm yes this is interesting, I don't remember seeing anything quite like this before with the nice patterning on top. Its something that makes fungi so interesting, each year you see new things!

Rob Coleman's picture

From the shape and form of

From the shape and form of this (bracket-like growth with gills) - I would immediately think of the Oyster/Oysterling genera (Pleurotus/ Crepidotus) but I don't think any of these have scaley caps

Rob Coleman

cooperj's picture

I'd got for Crepidotus

if it has brownish gills and spores

Jerry C

Blewit Boy's picture

What about................

What about Crepidotus mollis? I've been looking at some idents of this species online. The gills of this species are more crowded than C.variabilis and they often have scaley upper surfaces too.

chris