Any ideas? I see many varieties of fungi here but this one was spectacular.
Sorry blurry photo!
Growing from base of old Lombardy poplar.
Location: Europe > Portugal > Algarve
Date Photo Taken: December 23, 2006
Info: Cogumelo comestível // Edible Mushroom
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Not quite sure about this ID.
An interesting mushroom
A patch of brown fungi growing in the wood chips in the garden by the Otago Museum.
Growing from the trunk of an old Lombardy poplar, in two clumps about 30 cm apart at about a metre and a half above ground level.