Freckled Dapperling?

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NickWood
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Freckled Dapperling?

Post by NickWood » Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:28 am

Hoping for help with an ID.
Domed light brown, lightly-shaggy cap, up to approx. 5cm, edge upturning with age.
Distinctive white, cottony ring on dark stem. Distinctive streaks of light and dark patches on stem and ring.
Habitat: Cluster of fungi on old pine log in mixed woodland.
Date: 12 October 2017, Hay Wood, Warwickshire
Uncertain ID: Freckled Dapperling - Lepiota aspera
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Many thanks for your help : )

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Re: Freckled Dapperling?

Post by Flaxton » Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:25 pm

I think Armillaria ostoyae is the one.
Mal

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Re: Freckled Dapperling?

Post by NickWood » Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:08 am

Thank you very much, Mal - much appreciated : )

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