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sulphur tuft fungi

The poisonous Sulphur Tuft fungi often make an apprearance in February, sprouting out of old tree stumps or fallen branches.  They help to break down the dead wood by feeding on the remaining nutrients.




sulphur tuft fungi

You can easily recognise this fungi by the sulphur yellow coloured cap which gets more orange towards the centre.  The stems are yellow too, as are the gills, although you might notice a purple tinge to the gills which is produced by the purple coloured spores.

More info at: UK Safari Sulphur Tuft Fungi Fact File



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