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Omphalotus illudens (Schwein.) Bresinsky & Besl (Jack O’Lantern)

Date 21 August 1994
OS grid ref SU57
Lat/Lon 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Voucher 21/08/1994[E]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary On old ?oak stump
Associated organism: on rotten stump of Quercus?
Identification Notes: very weakly luminous (only in complete darkness after eyes were accustomed)
See photos (prints).
Specimens from same spot in Jordan 1995.

One of the very few British records of this species.

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