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The Sickener

Observed: 2nd September 2013 By: BazzBazz’s reputation in Fungi and LichensBazz’s reputation in Fungi and LichensBazz’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Sickener Beechwood Sickener or Scarlet Brittlegill
Description:

red Capped Brittlegill about 7 cms across

Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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What trees?

From the leaves in the background it looks like you are in a broadleaf woodland? If there are beech around it is more likely to be Russula nobilis, if oak Russula pseudointergra. How much the cap peels is also helpful in field diagnosis.