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Unidentified fungi

Observed: 7th December 2011 By: jw68jw68’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens

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.


flaxton's picture

It does not look to have the

It does not look to have the velvet covering on the stipe and the gills are decurrent and should be adnexed or adnate.

Blewit Boy's picture

I had my doubts.........

I have my doubts about this one too. At first I thought it was Velvet Shank. Then on second glance noticed the stem wasn't quite right for that species. Could it possibly be Lepista (Clitocybe) flaccida?


flaxton's picture

A spore print would be good.

A spore print would be good.

jw68's picture

unfortunately these are only

unfortunately these are only 2 photos i have.they were on a rotting log.real vibrant colour!

miked's picture

Think I will stick with

Think I will stick with velvet shank for these, you can see the velvety covering on stem when zooming fully in. spore print would definitely help to rule out some other possibilities though.