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Porcelain mushroom

Observed: 1st December 2009 By: dhl4
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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lovely white shiney caps, growing in a small group.Each about 4-6 cm in height. Their host was a growing oak tree.


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Species interactions

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Is the picture round the

Is the picture round the right way? Porcelain fungus usually grows on beech.

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right way? Nope

You are quite right, it needs to be righted by 90 degrees. I was certainly an oak, but the woods were predominntly beech. Maybe that would make a difference.