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Urgent Fungi Identification please

Fishnet 14 5.0k 5 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2010 3:57PM
I'm entering this in my club's comp tonight but I need the latin name, can anyone help? I've tried Googling to no avail.
Thank you.


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whipspeed 13 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2010 4:30PM
Just looking in my fungi book, have a look at Velvet Shank (flammulina velutipes) it looks similar to the shot in my book. Or Yellow-Brown Knight-Cap (tricholoma fulvum).
davidcollins 12 108 1 Scotland
7 Oct 2010 4:48PM
for me it looks like stinking russula the latin name is russula foetans.the discription is this large honey-brown russula has a slimy feel to its cap which is distinctly furrowed and wartyat the margin which often matures wavy and split.both gills and stemage brown-spotted.it has an unpleasentoily smell,like rancid butter.hth
f8 14 9.2k 22 England
7 Oct 2010 7:38PM
Fishnet 14 5.0k 5 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2010 3:33PM
Thank you for your help Smile

I don't think they were either of those but it was fun finding out .

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