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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 951
 Date Entered 25/09/2016
 Updated on 26/09/2016
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Fungus / Mould
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 18/09/2016
 Location Booze Moor. High limestone grassland in the vicinity of the White Gang Lead Vein.
 Civil Parish Arkengarthdale
 Brit. National Grid NZ 011 043
 Altitude 475m-500m
 Geology The Main Limestone
 Record Name Clavulinopsis helvula or Fairy yellow club and other fungi seen recently at Windegg
 Record Description Clavulinopsis helvula or Fairy yellow club is one of a number of colourful and interesting fungi seen during a recent walk across calcareous grassland on the Main Limestone on the upper slopes of Booze Moor close to the White Gang Lead Vein Mine. Other fungi species seen included several different Hygrocybe species (wax caps) and Geoglossum cookeianum (common earth tongue).Just two horse mushrooms were seen. Mushrooms, once common on unimproved limestone grassland are now very scarce or entirely absent.
 Additional Notes A very good guide to British Fungi is Collins Wild Guide: Brian Spooner, 1996. 'Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain and Europe.'
 Image 1 ID 6942         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Clavulinopsis helvula or Fairy yellow club
 Image 2 ID 6943         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Herring or Common Gull beak, wax caps and fragment of fossiliferous limestone.
 Image 3 ID 6944         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Horse mushrooms
 Image 4 ID 6945         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Wax caps
 Image 5 ID 6946         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Puff balls
 Image 6 ID 6947         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Puff Ball. Detail showing spiny surface
 Image 7 ID 6948         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Wax caps
 Image 8 ID 6949         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description Wax caps
 Image 9 ID 6950         Click image to enlarge
 Image 9 Description Wax caps
 Image 10 ID 6951         Click image to enlarge
 Image 10 Description Earth tongue.
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