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Fungi Highly Flammable Fungi!

Alfred's cake fungi alight - Photo  Copyright 2003 Gary Bradley
Photo: G. Bradley

UK Safari Tip:
Kids - Don't do this unless there's an adult supervising.

The insides of King Alfred's cakes are tinder dry, and only need a tiny spark to ignite them.

It's not recommended, but once they are lit, you can cup them in the palm of your hands and use them as a natural hand warmer.

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King Alfred's Cakes Page
UK Safari Fungi Section
How Alfred's Cakes got their Latin Name

  2006 G. Bradley. All Rights Reserved