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_MG_3549 fungus

Observed: 19th November 2011 By: miked
iSpot team
Fungi and Lichens expert

Animal vegetable or mineral? the second image might be macrotyphula juncea or similar but not sure if this is actually associated with the white threads or not.


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Species interactions

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Fenwickfield's picture

White threads

I have seen these under Beech growing from the leaves I originally thought they were Xylaria carpophila but there was no Black on them.


flaxton's picture

The second is Macrotyphula

The second is Macrotyphula fistulosa the first looks as though it might develop into a Typhula sp.

miked's picture

Found a load more of this

Found a load more of this today at other woods but no Typhula yet (although it does grow there).

flaxton's picture

One of the easiest Typhula to

One of the easiest Typhula to see at this time of year is T quisquiliaris growing on dead fern.

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Suggest someone enter an ID

Suggest someone enter an ID so that we can find this again.

University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)