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Unknown Fungi

Observed: 8th October 2011 By: gw4288
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Can someone help with identifying this fungus.

It was found in the grass, in an area that was slightly open among trees. They are about 5-6 cm wide and 3 cm high, they are dry and not slimy. They are white and cerise in colour.

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Did you notice if it had any

Did you notice if it had any distinctive smell, or if the gills bruised any colour when squashed?

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The gills did not bruise and

The gills did not bruise and I cant answer the question about the smell as I have a cold.

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There are several Russulas

There are several Russulas with red caps, so I don't think that it is possible to be more specific - which isn't unusual in my experience by the way :-)