Sulphur tuft Hypholoma fasciculare
|Best Time to See||June, July, August, September, October, November|
Often found huddled in crowded clumps, its brimstone-hued caps squashed together. Its gills are green to purplish black.
Now thought to be poisonous, this fungus has such a bitter taste that eating would be best avoided anyway.
Found throughout the UK.
Where to see
Rotting wood & stumps. They occur in dense clusters on the stumps of deciduous and coniferous trees.
When to see
Summer and autumn.
Did you know?
The common name for Hypholoma species is Brownie, and the spore print is dark brown. It smells very mushroomy but is not edible.