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Fungus in oak and silver birch woodland

Observed: 5th December 2009 By: djn226
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
djn226’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Fungus
Description:
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miked's picture

Not sure about this one.

Not sure about this one. Would have been very helpful to pick one of the mushrooms so we could have seen the stem fully and the gills. Note the cracks in the cap are probably due to unusual growth conditions, possibly dry then sudden wet or the other way round or perhaps slight frost.

Norwichnaturalist's picture

This is a regular site of

This is a regular site of mine I will have a look. What was the tree species? this may help to narrow it down.
I dont live far from here and it is a great place for early spring flowers

Colin Jacobs.
Wild Flower Society member
Norwich
Norfolk
vc27
http://www.thewildflowersociety.com/

djn226's picture

Hi there It was growing on an

Hi there

It was growing on an oak stump, I believe

Norwichnaturalist's picture

probably an Armillaria sp but

probably an Armillaria sp but needs to mature a bit first, I hope the snow does not kill it off too soon.

Colin Jacobs.
Wild Flower Society member
Norwich
Norfolk
vc27
http://www.thewildflowersociety.com/