White ‘finger’ fungus on compost heap, Perthshire

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White ‘finger’ fungus on compost heap, Perthshire

Post by Catriona » Sun May 27, 2018 8:20 pm

I found this growing inside my compost bin (on paper, chicken muck and coffee grounds). Just curious as to what it is? I thought it might be a type of stinkhorn.

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Re: White ‘finger’ fungus on compost heap, Perthshire

Post by Lancashire Lad » Mon May 28, 2018 5:46 pm

Hi, and welcome to UK Fungi.

Not stinkhorns. (If they were, you would easily be able to see the "eggs" from which they would be growing.

I suspect that whatever they are, they have taken on a somewhat atypical growth due to the conditions in which they find themselves.

Common sense is not so common.

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