Monotypic genus with affinities to Agaricus; fruit body very fleshy, subhypogeous, staining strongly yellow and then purple to almost black.
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|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|Coprinus sterquilinus||Coprinus sterquilinus||
Found growing solitary or clustered in meadows and pastures with manure, preferable horse dung... more
|Wild Dry-Rot||Serpula himantioides||
Photo on old conifer log at Sherwood Pines in Notts
|Yellowdrop Milk Cap||Lactarius chrysorrheus||
A medium sized fungus with a salmon-pink cap and gills that exude milk found growing solitary or... more
|Yellow Swamp Brittlegill||Russula claroflava||
A large fungus with a bright yellow cap and brittle yellow gills, found growing either solitary... more
|Death Cap||Amanita phalloides||
An olive/pale green agaric renowned for its deadly effects on humans. This common mushroom is... more