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Yellow capped fungus

Observed: 20th October 2013 By: Norwich NaturalistNorwich Naturalist’s reputation in Fungi and LichensNorwich Naturalist’s reputation in Fungi and LichensNorwich Naturalist’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Under a mixture of deciduous trees.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Yellow Shield?

Possibly Yellow Shield (Pluteus chrysophaeus) or Lion Shield (Pluteus leoninus)? Was there a greenish tinge?

Janet
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Thanks

Thanks for the suggestions. No there wasn't a greenish tinge - from a distance it looked like a Bog Beacon, although the habitat was wrong etc.