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Bright yellow fungus

Observed: 29th May 2011 By: DavidHowdon
Amateur Entomologists' SocietyLondon Natural History SocietySelborne Society
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Description:

On oak (Quercus spp.)

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.

Species with which Sulphur Polypore (Laetiporus sulphureus) interacts

Comments

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Are iSpot being over-cautious?

Many wild plants are also very poisonous, and only a few fungi will kill you. Caution is advisable, however, so be sure you check out any poisonous types with which your specimens may be confused, especially the Amanitas!

Dry.