St. Georges Mushroom??

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St. Georges Mushroom??

Post: # 284458Post penny_bun
Tue May 12, 2015 7:16 pm

Found this growing under an apple tree in the lawn in my back garden earlier.

Could it possibly be St. Georges mushroom? ... 030064.jpg ... 030065.jpg ... 030066.jpg ... 030067.jpg

any ideas..?

Thanks in advance

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Re: St. Georges Mushroom??

Post: # 284475Post diggernotdreamer
Thu May 14, 2015 7:34 pm

I don't think these are St George mushrooms, I found some the other day and they look different to what you have, I was looking in Roger Phillips mushroom book

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Re: St. Georges Mushroom??

Post: # 284476Post Zech
Thu May 14, 2015 9:14 pm

I don't know St George's mushrooms very well (I've only found them once, and then I wasn't sure enough to pick more than one), but those look a little small to me. Have you done a spore print? I found some recently that I thought might be St George's, but the piece of cap that I left on a sheet of white paper dropped a distinctly brown print of spores by the next morning, so that ruled it out. The gills looked white when I picked it, but darkened later. I'm wondering if you might have the same thing. I don't know what it is, but not St George's.

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