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Observed: 16th November 2011 By: PamBarrettPamBarrett’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPamBarrett’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPamBarrett’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

The second photo is the exact same mushroom 6 weeks later on.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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miked's picture

Humm interesting looks a bit

Humm interesting looks a bit like a hygrophorus, were there any others around to give an idea of variation and whether that stem is characteristic of the species

PamBarrett's picture

Yeah, there's a bunch of them

Yeah, there's a bunch of them growing on a pile of wood chips. I will take some more photos tomorrow.

Beagle's picture

Hygrophorus

There are 22 species of the genus on the British Isles list, however few of these are common. I wouldn't be over-eager to rush in and I.D. them. Regards

Hugh

miked's picture

Thanks Flaxton, I have not

Thanks Flaxton, I have not see this species before.

flaxton's picture

Niether have I;)

Neither have I;)

Beagle's picture

Warty Knight

White Melanoleuca with a scaly stipe; M.verrucipes, a typical wood-chip inhabiting fungus. First recorded in Britain in 2000 but now increasing. Thanks and regards

Hugh

miked's picture

Interesting, will keep an eye

Interesting, will keep an eye open for it.