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Small fungi growing on pine cone

Observed: 6th October 2013 By: peapodpeapod’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens

Approx 3-4 cms.


No identification made yet.

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marksteer's picture

Not expert on this one but

Not expert on this one but looks like it could be Ear Pick Fungus auriscalpium vulgare

The more I know the more I realise I don't know

parad1se's picture

We need a photo of the

We need a photo of the underside.

peapod's picture

Sorry, should've mentioned it

Sorry, should've mentioned it was gills on the underside and not spikes

Amadan's picture


Strobilurus tenacellus, based on the dark stipe. But the gills would help a lot, it may just be an ageing specimen of something else.