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Alder Tongue Gall 1129

Observed: 17th August 2011 By: Wildlife Ranger
Freshwater Environment & Ecology Trust
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Description:

Languet maturing on the Female Alder Cone will turn brown eventually

Identifications

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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

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    Likely ID
    Alder Tongue Gall (Taphrini spp)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 4 People
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Species interactions

No interactions present.