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Fernhurst fungus 8

Observed: 11th October 2011 By: Natterjacktoad
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:
Identifications

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

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

flaxton's picture

This is probably Pleurotus

This is probably Pleurotus cornucopiae it can be identified by the ridges runing down the stipe (which you managed to hide in your photo;))

Natterjacktoad's picture

No sooner said than

No sooner said than done........! Are those ridges good enough!?

Sarah Patton

flaxton's picture

Thanks Sarah I think the

Thanks Sarah
I think the reticulations are not enough to be P cornucopiae and it is likley to be P pulmonarius the Pale Oyster which has a smaller fruit body than the others.

Natterjacktoad's picture

Can't wait for my copy of

Can't wait for my copy of Collins Guide to arrive!!

Sarah Patton

flaxton's picture

And then the Pillips and

And then the Phillips and Jordan Encyclopedias and Breitenbach/Kranzlin Fungi of Switzerland and Funga Nordica and Bon and Flora Agaricina Neerlandica and ...........;)

Martincito's picture

... madness but we like it

... madness but we like it :-D hee heee ha ha