Fungus ID request

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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Mr Pleasant
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Fungus ID request

Post by Mr Pleasant » Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:12 am

Only one photo taken at the time, but hopefully sufficient for someone to have a stab at it. I took this in early November in very wet conditions in woodland in South Wales. The fungus appears to be growing directly out of the bark of the tree root rather than in soil between roots. The fungus was very small, perhaps an inch or so tall and in growing in this small cluster in shade. Any suggestions as to what it might be will be welcome.

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Lancashire Lad
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Re: Fungus ID request

Post by Lancashire Lad » Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:42 pm


One of the smaller inkcap species (Coprinellus), but not enough detail/info for me to confidently suggest a particular species.

Common sense is not so common.

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