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Ascobolus stercorarius

Observed: 19th November 2011 By: FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Ascobolus stercorareus
Ascobolus stercorareus (2)
Ascobolus stercorareus (3)
Description:

On cow dung tiny yellowish disc

Identifications

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

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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You can see the dark tips of

You can see the dark tips of the ascus protruding from the surface of the disc so it is an Ascobolus(or possibly a Saccobolus) and stercorarius is the most likely