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Rooting shank (Oudemansiella radicata)
Photo by Psilo,Bolton,UK

Rooting shank (Oudemansiella radicata)

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Photo taken mid October 2004. Beechwood, Bolton

A common fungi that is found in beechwood. The slimy, slightly wrinkly cap being the best identifying features. Also has broad white gills which are widely seperated. Cap 2-8cms. Stem 5-25cms. Best time to find this is in the summer/autumn. Solitary or in small groups in native forests, sometimes in pasture land. Usually rooting in wood.

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