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Lobed fungus

Observed: 31st October 2012 By: Natterjacktoad
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

At base of Beech tree. Pretty decimated but obviously had had a lobed appearance. Greyish above, white underneath with pores. Strange sulphery smell.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

Natterjacktoad's picture

The description fits apart

The description fits apart from the awful smell!

Sarah Patton

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http://www.first-nature.com/f

http://www.first-nature.com/fungi/grifola-frondosa.php

Mentions smell being unpleasently sickly when rotting.

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