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Unknown Fungus

Observed: 4th October 2011 By: pbaker29
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:
Identifications

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

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

  • Not known (Not known)
    Confidence: It might be this.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Martincito's picture

As so often happens the photo

As so often happens the photo looks quite distinctive until you try to ID the fungus! I'm quite new to fungi and find them difficult to identify. There are experts on iSpot with much more experience who might be able to help. However, in general it is much easier to narrow down the possibilities if you include several photos, including the underside showing the gills/pores and the stem along with info such as size, any particular smell and any colour changes or juice that appears if you bruise or cut it and the type of ground it was growing in.

nightfly's picture

Is there meant to be a photo

Is there meant to be a photo of a nice Angles Shades moth to the right of the fungi?

Cathal.