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False Morel

Observed: 1st April 2012 By: LittorellaLittorella’s reputation in Fungi and LichensLittorella’s reputation in Fungi and LichensLittorella’s reputation in Fungi and LichensLittorella’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
2012_04_01_ FalseMorel1
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Description:

Brain like cap seperate from stem and with lots of folds. The stem was not visible in situ and contained fibrous-like material in the centre. Cap dark red-brown. Stem off white.
Strong attractive 'mushroom' scent.

Identifications

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.

Comments

jhn7's picture

Lovely find.

Super photos too!

Janet
Certificate in Contemporary Science (Open)