Submitted by irturner on Sun, 09/09/2018 - 21:09

    Seen near the pools between conkers and spring cottage with otherwise mostly white examples but the pink shade seems to suggest the brittle gill

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    Submitted by AJ Cann on Mon, 10/09/2018 - 08:26

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    Assuming it was growing under Birch trees, it could be, but the britlegills are notoriously difficult to identify - you need to examine the spores under the microscope. 

    Submitted by irturner on Mon, 10/09/2018 - 09:18

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    thanks .

    Think they were birches. The national forest sites seem to be overrun with them. Sence valley has areas of uniform rows which have a slightly grim air about them.

    Buying a microscope a bit beyond my level of enthusiasm for identification

     

    With fungi, it's always helpful to have pictures of the cap and detailed pictures of the gills and stem for identification. A slightly wider shot of the environment they were growing in can be helpful too.