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Pleurotus sp.

Observed: 15th September 2011 By: Beagle
Friends of Childwall Woods and FieldsMerseyside BioBankThe Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and
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Pleurotus sp.

Vertical over-lapping group on broken tree-trunk (beech?).


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

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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All varieties of Oyster

All varieties of Oyster mushroom have gills and I see no gills?

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Chicken of the Woods

This is new to me. Thanks for the revised ID. Regards


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Please don't take my ID as

Please don't take my ID as gospel. It looks like it might be a young chicken of the woods (= a chick, maybe?), but I think that sp. occurs mainly on poplar and willow, so I could be totally wrong. Hopefully an expert will help us out with this one.

University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)