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Conifercone Cap?

Observed: 27th October 2013 By: MoschatelMoschatel’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMoschatel’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMoschatel’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMoschatel’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Conifercone Cap?
Conifercone Cap
Description:

Growing on a pinecone. Cap flattened, 3cm across, apricot colour. Stipe 4cm long, 3mm across, white with brown longitudinal fibres, fibrous base. Gills sienna, crowded. Smells mushroomy, taste bitter. Does not llok quite right for a Conifercone Cap - not fragile enough.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

Moschatel's picture

Spore print

Thank you for the ID. My specimen looks just like the pictures of Common Rustgill in the books, and the spore print I got this morning is rusty brown supporting your ID.
I very much appreciate your help.
Peter

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No problem

Not a problem it is very common were I live I always take a spore print as it really helps.Keep looking for your conifer conecap's as I find those to and usually in the winter.

Sheila

Fenwickfield