Help with identification please.

Please try to include photos to show all parts of the fungus, eg top, stem, and gills.
Note any smells, and associated trees or plants (eg oak, birch). A spore print can be very useful.
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mushroom mike
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Help with identification please.

Post by mushroom mike » Sat Jul 07, 2018 2:41 pm

Any help with identification would be much appreciated. Sorry for the poor condition of the fungus and the poor microscopic images.
1. Found under oak, beech, sycamore next to decaying log , in ground amongst bramble.
2. Gills : light brown, spaced.
Cap : Brown, dry, shiny. 100mm across.
3. Stipe : Concolorous, 80mm x 13mm. Solid.
4. Smell : Very strong, mushroomy.
5. Spores : Ovoid.
6. Spore print: unclear.
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Re: Help with identification please.

Post by Lancashire Lad » Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:12 am

Hi Mike,

Unfortunately only the one (spores) image is showing in your post.

Either you didn't actually upload other photos? - or you have fallen foul of the "bug" which is causing problems when uploading multiple images to the forum.

If it was the latter, I would recommend reading, and following the directions in this post in order to ensure that all of your images appear.

viewtopic.php?f=2&p=9685#p9685

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Mike.
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Re: Help with identification please.

Post by mushroom mike » Sun Jul 08, 2018 3:56 pm

Thanks Mike I'll try again.
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Re: Help with identification please.

Post by mushroom mike » Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:37 pm

Second attempt but this time I've added no captions. Fingers crossed.
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Re: Help with identification please.

Post by mollisia » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:42 am

Hello,

this should be Megacollybia/Oudemansiella/Clitocybula/Collybia platyphylla.
If the spore characters fit, what I can't check at the moment in my holidays in Croatia :-)

The gill colour is due to dryness and overmaturity, but the spores are colourless or at most yellowish, not a brown-spored fungus in all case. There are no brown-spored fungi with subglobos smooth spores as far as I know ....

best regards,
Andreas

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Re: Help with identification please.

Post by Chris Yeates » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:07 pm

mushroom mike wrote:
Sat Jul 07, 2018 2:41 pm
. . . . Sorry for the poor condition of the fungus and the poor microscopic images. . . .
No need to apologise Mike - congratulations on finding one of the few mushrooms currently in parched Britain ;)

cheers
Chris
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