A star-shaped base surmounted by a cream "bulb" found growing solitary or in small trooping groups on soil amongst leaf litter.
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Encyclopedia of British Fungi
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|Conifercone Cap||Baeospora myosura||
Smallish tan or brown agaric found in coniferous woodland rooting on buried pine cones and other... more
|Diderma hemisphaericum||Diderma hemisphaericum||
A small, whitish, disc-like, stalked fungus that breaks down, revealing powdery brown spores.... more
|Common Cavalier||Melanoleuca polioleuca||
A smallish brown fungus commonly found growing in woodland and pastures from late Summer till... more
|Tripe Fungus||Auricularia mesenterica||
A greyish-brown, gelatinous fungus found in tiered groups on rotting and dead branches and logs... more
|Shaggy Ink Cap||Coprinus comatus||
When young, this fungus has a tall, egg-shaped or elongated cap that is covered in shaggy,... more