Growing on fallen beech branch. Looked like a tiny orange with an orange beret on. Several growing together.Tiny. Size of a pea.
No identification made yet.
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I've no idea about this strange thing for which you give such a clear description. I'm leaving a comment mainly so I ge a notification of any future comments and hopefully an ID...
I have given it to a mycologist to ID so watch this space :)
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Lat/Lng: 51.7511, -3.179
OS grid ref: SO187064