Dapperling Alley

Two excellent finds within the space of two days… first the Redspored Dapperling, Melanophyllum haematospermum. There are no other UK records for this on CATE2 for 2014. Never before recorded in Northumberland. A special thank you to Joe Osbourne for spotting this one.
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Also, the Lilac Dapperling Cystolepiota bucknallii – another first for Northumberland VC67. Smells strongly of coal tar.