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Woodland fungi

Observed: 16th November 2011 By: GaryWebb1GaryWebb1’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens

small fungi, to 5cm tall, in long established deciduous woodland, south warwickshire/midlands.


Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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The woodland was previously

The woodland was previously grassland/parkland, planted as woodland approx 60 to 100 years ago. Could this explain the initial identification of Coprinus plicatilis? Gary

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It could but without the use

It could but without the use of a microscope it is safer to say it is plicatilis in open grassland or leiocephalus in woodland.

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Thats good enough for me.

Thats good enough for me. Many thanks, Gary