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Brick Tuft (Hypholoma lateritium) [Strophariaceae)

Observed: 6th October 2012 By: Bogey the FungusmanBogey the Fungusman’s reputation in Fungi and LichensBogey the Fungusman’s reputation in Fungi and LichensBogey the Fungusman’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Brick Tuft (Hypholoma lateritium) [Strophariaceae)Bryn Garw Country Park Bridgend 6-10-12 IMG_0078
Brick Tuft (Hypholoma lateritium) [Strophariaceae)Bryn Garw Country Park Bridgend 6-10-12 IMG_0079
Brick Tuft (Hypholoma lateritium) [Strophariaceae)Bryn Garw Country Park Bridgend 6-10-12 IMG_0082
Brick Tuft (Hypholoma lateritium) [Strophariaceae)Bryn Garw Country Park Bridgend 6-10-12 IMG_0077
Description:
Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Martincito's picture

A photo of the gills would

A photo of the gills would allow a more confident ID.

Bogey the Fungusman's picture

Gills

Sorry I don't have any photo's of the gills, I've added another picture, but I'm fairly certain that it's not velvet shank.

Graham

Martincito's picture

In the new photo the "shanks"

In the new photo the "shanks" appear to be more scaly than velvety!

D.M.H.'s picture

Shanks

Have white flesh, second pic, slug damage shows these have yellow :-)

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Fungorum's picture

This isn't Hypholoma lateritium

I don't think this is Hypholoma lateritium. Wrong colour. It's probably H. fasciculare which can have a red cap at this stage.
See here http://www.first-nature.com/fungi/hypholoma-lateritium.php