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Fungi growing on top of fallen beech

Observed: 27th September 2013 By: Bruce LangridgeBruce Langridge’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Found on top of a beech tree that fell 5 years ago, with meadow on north, south and west sides, woodland on east side.
It looks like a Pleurotus cornucopius but is strikingly white and has a sheath on the stipe, up to half way up.
I've checked several books but nothing mathces exactly.


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