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Q.Strange Weed Or Fungus

Zone Bt18 9bu | Laura Buckley added on July 9, 2020 | Answered

I found this in my garden today. It does seem to be attached with roots but I have never seen anything like it. Can’t even find anything on Google?? Any ideas??

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Answered on July 10, 2020

That would be Spinellus fusiger. It is a parasite that attacks other fungi. It is a fungus, itself.

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