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Horn-shaped fungus

Observed: 8th March 2012 By: Nick UptonNick Upton’s reputation in Fungi and LichensNick Upton’s reputation in Fungi and LichensNick Upton’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
HORNSHAPEDFUNGUS6072
Description:

About 3 inches high and nearly an inch across its broad stem, Very dried out and old, growing on open grazed grassland with a few young bushes, on south facing slope Haven't seen a fruiting body this shape before..

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

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Pestle puffball

Many thanks for the ID, looks good for this.

Nick Upton, naturalist and photographer.