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A lilac moshroom

Observed: 18th October 2011 By: foxyfoxy’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensfoxy’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Several mushrooms,about 60-70mm high,lilac tint to cap and stem,threadlike veil.Found in mixed woodland,Ash,Oak and Larch though mostly under Oak.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Refugee's picture

Square

Interesting to see a fungus with a square cap.

Refugee

foxy's picture

Square cap

Thought that too,several of them were square !

Foxy

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Nice shot showing the fine

Nice shot showing the fine cobweb-like veil (cortina)..

Refugee's picture

The tool

I am getting an idea on this one.
Could it be that an off cut of 50mm square downspout has been placed over the forming fruiting body.

Refugee

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Water spout

Wasn"t a waterspout within an asse"s roar of it ! :))

Foxy

Refugee's picture

Handy!

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/230893
Try this one for a bit more fun.
A birch polypore can be very handy if it forms in our local woods...

Refugee