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A look under the golden roofs of this marvellous, golden mushroom village: all dusky little alleys and walkways… ;) – In the background, a vague image of one of the huge Bijlmer apartment buildings :)
Netherlands, Amsterdam SouthEast
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Shaggy scalycap (Lat. Pholiota squarrosa, Dutch: Schubbige bundelzwam – Wikipedia )

Help with identification would be greatly appreciated! SOLVED!

Thanks to the ID-me group, Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters and the suggestions by several of my watchers, identified as Shaggy scalycap (see full naming above) – Thank you all for your help!

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Technical details
Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
smc Pentax-DA 18-55 lens
Exposure 1/60 sec, f. 8,0 mm
focal length 21 mm , ISO 400
Date: Oct. 28, 2011

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Featured in ID-me (March 20, 2012)

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Steppeland (pseudonym) is a Flemish photographer, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Her main area’s of interest are Nature Photography, Street photography and Photojournalism. Recently she also explores different digital art techniques, mainly based on her own photographs.
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  • greenstone
    greenstonealmost 3 years ago

    fantastic!!! georgie

  • Thank you! :D

    – steppeland

  • Irina Chuckowree
    Irina Chuckowreealmost 3 years ago

    nice capture! i think it’s honey fungus, could be found growing on tree trunks. edible, and very tasty fried!

  • Thank you so much, Irina! Honey fungus too?? Omg, I think you’re right. I was somehow confused because I uploaded another image some days ago, that were said to be Honey fungus too, but clearly quite different (smaller, and with a ring/manchet on the stem) then the ones I have here. So they must be different species then… Hmmm… Anyway, knowing the family is quite a help already too! Thank you so much!

    – steppeland

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 3 years ago

  • Thanks, Ray!

    – steppeland

    JUSTARTalmost 3 years ago

    nice shot

  • Thanks a lot, Sylvia!

    – steppeland

  • fezoj64
    fezoj64almost 3 years ago

    Too this is beautiful photograph Steppeland . ..Jozef

  • Aww, thanks, Jozef, glad you like it!

    – steppeland

  • Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters
    Carla Wick/Jan...over 2 years ago

    Definately not Honey Mushrooms! Textures on the stem is wrong as is the color of spore that is visible on the stems. The raggedy look on the caps is not common with any of the Honey that I know of either…..sorry. :o(
    Still no luck finding a name…maybe this will help?

  • Thanks for eliminating the doubt about the ‘honey fungus’ question, Carla! And thanks a lot for the feature… who knows someone can help us a step further in the search for ID !

    – steppeland

  • Carla, based on your observation of the photo, what colour would you say the spores have here?
    My fungi-book says that, if it is pholiota squarrosa, the spores should be brown, but I’m not sure how I can see that – and you seem to know… ?

    – steppeland

  • Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters
    Carla Wick/Jan...over 2 years ago

    definately brown. The very edges of the ‘scaling’ on the stems show the color settling on them. P.squarrosa would be a great possiblity!

  • Thanks a lot, Carla – let’s keep it to that than. thank you ever so much for your support and efficient help to identify these beautiful fungi.

    – steppeland

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