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Paecilomyces farinosus?


The fruitbodies are approx 20mm tall and covered in a thick layer of spores that came off when touched. The closest I can find in my guide is Paecilomyces farinosus (?), a fungus that is parasitic on buried moth pupae and wikipedia says has potential to be used as a biological control like beauveria bassiana:


Found in deciduous woodland growing in moss, nearby trees were holly, mountain ash, oak, sycamore an rhododendron. There were other types of trees in the woodland too.

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England, United Kingdom

Lat: 53.36, Long: -2.05

Spotted on Sep 29, 2016
Submitted on Sep 29, 2016

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