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Friday, 29 August 2014

Fungi at Ogden





One of my first this season and rather pretty fungi was seen at Ogden on Thursday on grass. My (wild) guess as to species is Coprinus plicatilis. I trust our local experts will correct me.

2 comments:

Alison said...

Hi Bruce,
I think that there are many different species of Parasola that all look very similar, so I would suggest to get a positive identification you would need to examine it under a microscope,

Ali.

Bruce said...

Many thanks Alison. I suspected this would be the case. There was only the one specimen so left it. It had gone the next day.