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Pholiota flammans

Observed: 9th September 2012 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
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Description:

Found in felled and re planted Conifer woodland on felled conifer stump.There were three cluster's at different stages of development on the stump,they were yellow covered in in recurved lemon-sulphur- yellow scales and the stem was the same below the ring,the cap was in rolled at the edge the flesh was yellow and the gills turning rust with age.It is said to be rare and found more frequently in the Scottish Highlands so a first for me

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

jhn7's picture

Wow!

Beautiful, great find.

Janet
Certificate in Contemporary Science (Open)

Fenwickfield's picture

Thanks Janet

I had just decided to pop out the back of house and have a look in the felled wood as it was a lovely day.I had not been in there since the spring,I did not find much and I first thought this was sulphur tuft until I got closer then got excited as I had never seen it before.

Sheila

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