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Mushroom/toadstool

Observed: 16th October 2009 By: goforitgirl
      mushrrom/toadstool
Description:
Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Amadan's picture

Certainly a Russula

Or "Brittlegill" as they're sometimes called. Can you say what was growing around it - trees especially?

goforitgirl's picture

Hiya - the trees are mainly

Hiya - the trees are mainly managed forestry - mature pines - possibly some larch. Other than that only tufted bog grass on a deeply rutted track. Hope this helps. Thank you very much.

Heather Mason

Amadan's picture

The presence of Pines

Hints at (not exclusively) The Sickener (R. emetica). This fruits in summer and autumn.