Sarcodon squamosus

Sarcodon squamosus

Observation - Sarcodon squamosus - UK and Ireland. Description: One of a group of five mushrooms found growing near the base of a pine tree; however, beech and birch nearby. The cap was 15cm across at the widest point. Tubes rather than fills or pores. I didn't have the heart to break the cap off. I'm hoping someone w

One of a group of five mushrooms found growing near the base of a pine tree; however, beech and birch in area. The cap was 15cm across at the widest point. Tubes rather than gills or pores. I didn't have the heart to break the cap off. I'm hoping someone will be able to identify the mushroom from the photographs and location. N.B I used the Ispot map to create a map grid reference.