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Marasmius rotula Collared Parachute

Observed: 29th October 2011 By: miked
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Marasmius rotula Collared Parachute
Description:
Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

flaxton's picture

Have you got a photo from

Have you got a photo from underneath?

miked's picture

unfortunately not

unfortunately not, what would that show in this case?

flaxton's picture

If it was M rotula it would

If it was M rotula it would show a gap between the gills and the stipe.See http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/67963?nav=users_observations Where Marasmius androsaceus the horsehair parashute has gills that join to the stipe.

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I'd always thought of

I'd always thought of horsehair parashute as having very long wiry stem and often with conifers. In this case there were no conifers and the stem was much more solid. Still should have got that shot from underneath though.