Portland_Jon's picture

Yellow Toadstool

Observed: 1st September 2011 By: Portland_Jon
IMAG0026 1

In our sheep field on coastal limestone grassland.


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.


Portland_Jon's picture

I thought it was some sort of

I thought it was some sort of wax cap, thank you.

bobthebirder's picture

wax cap

I visited this site yesterday and the owner (Portland_Jon) was wondering if the wax cap could have been responsible for the recent death of 2 of his goats. Has anyone come across goats being poisoned by fungi? Both exhibited symptoms of liver damage.

Bob Ford

flaxton's picture

Poisoned by fungi is a

Poisoned by fungi is a possiblility but not as far as I know by waxcaps