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Cyphelium notarisii

Observed: 18th October 2012 By: Natterjacktoad
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

On old teak bench in Kew Gardens

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

synan's picture

Kew

Since this can't be confirmed from the photo, I thought there had to be a reason for your certainty!

Info here for anyone interested:

http://www.kew.org/plants-fungi/Cyphelium-notarisii.htm

Nigel

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Indeed Nigel! And I wouldn't

Indeed Nigel! And I wouldn't have identified it in a million years! We were shown the lichen by Sandra Bell who works at Kew with all aspects of wildlife in the gardens.

Sarah Patton