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fungi Sulphur Tuft Fungi

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Scientific name:  Hypholoma fasciculare

Size:  Grows up to 10cm tall.  Caps grow to 4cm across

Distribution:  Found throughout the U.K.

Months seen:  All year round

Habitat:  On tree stumps in deciduous and coniferous woods

Special features:  Sulphur tuft fungi often appears in large clusters on fallen branches of old tree stumps (deciduous or coniferous).  The caps are sulphur yellow coloured at the edge and more orange towards the peak.  The gills and stems are yellow too.  The stems are often curved. The spores are purple-brown in colour.

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