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Lacrymaria lacrymabunda

Observed: 6th August 2013 By: FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Lacrymaria velutina
Lacrymaria velutina (3)
Lacrymaria velutina (4)
Description:

Found on grass cap 1.5 -10cm across ochre-brown to tan at first covered in woolly fibrils but then smooth,veil remnants often adhering to the margin giving a fringed cottony appearance. The stem has a faint ring zone cap colour and slightly scaly below zone,spore print black,gills crowded,mottled purplish brown with a white edge weeping when moist.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

Amadan's picture

New to me

But to my amateur eye it looks right. Fungi are appearing all round NW Cambs now, but generally drying out very quickly, so difficult to identify.