Waxcap?

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Ben Atkinson
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Waxcap?

Post by Ben Atkinson » Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:22 am

I recently spotted this rather nice looking fungi on a limestone grassland in Cambridgeshire and was wondering if anyone could help me with an ID?
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Many thanks,
Ben

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Re: Waxcap?

Post by adampembs » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:08 am

Bolbitius titubans - Yellow Fieldcap

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(note that the word "fungi" is plural, so you can have "this fungus", "these fungi" or "this mushroom" - I would go for "this mushroom" as the fungus is the mycelium and all of its parts (of which a mushroom is just a fruiting body), and most of the fungus is underground.)
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