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Fungi for ID

Observed: 19th October 2011 By: james spencerjames spencer’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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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

Martincito's picture

Is that rock it is growing

Is that rock it is growing on?

james spencer's picture

No - it is a log

No - it is a log

Martincito's picture

I think it might be Velvet

I think it might be Velvet Shank... see eg http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/gallery/DisplayBlock~bid~5832.asp
The caps are not as shiny or sticky-looking as usual, but the colours are about right and the stems do look a bit velvety.