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Dung fungus

Observed: 11th November 2011 By: RefugeeRefugee’s reputation in Fungi and LichensRefugee’s reputation in Fungi and LichensRefugee’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

This was spotted with a bit more structure than the common grey shading others have seen giving us a bit more chance of an ID. I think the dung is from the back of a dog. It looks like fiberglass and had some dew on it as it never got any sun to dry it off.
12 11 2011 new image added on a second visit to show development.

Identifications

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  • Dung Fungus
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
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    Likely ID
    phycomycetes
    Confidence: It might be this.
Species interactions

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