Yellow stem st albans area

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Yellow stem st albans area

Post by Gobi » Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:23 pm

Hello all, this is my first post on this forum. Can anyone help identify this mushroom? Growing on a tree log, yellowish stem, could it possibly be Yellow Wax cap? If not any other suggestions? Thank you,
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Re: Yellow stem st albans area

Post by Lancashire Lad » Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:58 am

Hi, and welcome to UK Fungi.

Can't be certain, but to me, these have the general looks of just emerging Sulphur Tuft - Hypholoma fasciculare.

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Re: Yellow stem st albans area

Post by adampembs » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:18 pm

A situ shot is often helpful but I know taking samples home is necessary sometimes if there is poor light or you forgot your camera.

Its unlikely to be a waxcap, growing on wood (and it looks quite wrong for a waxcap with such a long stem) But I have found a waxcap growing on a very rotten stump. They are usually grassland fungi, not wood inhabiting.

I think Mike is right.
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Re: Yellow stem st albans area

Post by Gobi » Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:17 am

That's very helpful. Thank you all for replying.

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