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Sinuous Chanterelle

Observed: 10th September 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_09_10_SinuousChanterelle1
2012_09_10_SinuousChanterelle2
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Description:

Small (cap width c. 2cm) rubbery, mushroom coloured. Folds rather than gills on underside of funnel shaped cap with rolled edge. Spore print white. Spores ellipsoid.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

D.M.H.'s picture

Yes these do look like very

Yes these do look like very young examples. Do you know what trees where nearby and would you expect area to become waterloged after heavy rain?

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Trees

My notes say they were growing under beech. The location is quite damp, as the wood is in a steep sided glen with a fast flowing river. However I could not say where these were found would get waterlogged or not.

D.M.H.'s picture

If you could be so kind as to

If you could be so kind as to cast your opinion of my find.
http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/300879

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Had a look

Always frustrating when you are sure of something and it is passed by...
The microscopy is beyond my ken at the moment, but the specimen with the multiple caps looks correct. The others look quite dark, but colour is deceptive - especially from photos.
Great fun!
Sue

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I wish I could back up all my

I wish I could back up all my finds with the certainty microscopy provides. Thanks, Mark.

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