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Found this while walking in woods near our home, not sure what it is and cant seem to find it on google. Was about 8-9 inches tall. enter image description here

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  • it works better to identify mushrooms in your state foraging groups better. Can we also see the gills/pours? Sep 16, 2018 at 16:52
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    Sorry new to this, this is in the south east of england. And this is the only photo i managed to take unfortunately.
    – R.page95
    Sep 16, 2018 at 16:58
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    This might be better at the great outdoors forum
    – kevinskio
    Sep 16, 2018 at 19:24

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It is almost certainly some species of inkcap. Beware - there are two edible (and tasty) species, but about two dozen poisonous ones!

I think this is one of the poisonous ones: the "magpie fungus" Coprinopsis picacea.

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    That looks exactly like it! Thank you so much!
    – R.page95
    Sep 16, 2018 at 17:34

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