Fungus with 'piggyback'

 Fungus with 'piggyback'

Observation - Fungus with 'piggyback' - UK and Ireland. Description: Large chunky fungus, (getting way past its prime), with many tiny pale-lilac, greyish coated toadstools sprouting from its cap and lower stem. Growing under very large Douglas firs in mixed woodland. The large fungus has rather widely-spaced decurrent gi

Large chunky fungus, (getting way past its prime), with many tiny pale-lilac, greyish coated toadstools sprouting from its cap and lower stem. Growing under very large Douglas firs in mixed woodland.
The large fungus has rather widely-spaced decurrent gills; its cap with broad depression.Stem appears to be hollow, but the maggots have been busy.