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Observed: 7th March 2010 By: ht652
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
ht652’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens

Black fungus when opened resembles wood.


Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

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

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King Alfred's cakes

I agree - these are King Alfred's cakes. I think the other name is Cramp Balls. Apparently people with cramp used to sleep with these in their beds!

Captain David Burton

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Cramp balls

They would give me cramp, not cure it!