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by irturner
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: hen of the woods?
Replies: 0
Views: 34

hen of the woods?

Found this on a mixed wood site in north west leicestershire Went looking for a fungi a few years back which had been reported by someone else as a wood cauliflower past its best and I saw it a bit later and could have been that but well into decay so went back this year to the same location and loo...
by irturner
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Amethyst deceivers ?
Replies: 2
Views: 43

Amethyst deceivers ?

Was in a site of mixed woodland in north west Leicestershire and found the following. Had to use artificial light, flash or high iso to photograph them so the colour is washed out (should perhaps have stuck the camera on a tripod and gone for a long exposure but think the location wasn't ideal for p...
by irturner
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Wildflowers
Topic: Common Knapweed ?
Replies: 2
Views: 406

Re: Common Knapweed ?

Thanks the location is Spring Cottage in North West Leicestershire which has been converted into a number of fishing pools with this being beyond this in an area of mixed scrubland towards the quarry workings which seem to be clay (mixture of aggregates quarries and clay quarries in the area as bric...
by irturner
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Wildflowers
Topic: Common Knapweed ?
Replies: 2
Views: 406

Common Knapweed ?

Seems to be a knapweed but not absolutely sure its common as fewer petals and most of the pictures of common knapweed are in profile. On the banks of a raised pool in a former coal mining site next to what seems to be mostly Southern marsh orchids (probably as I'm going on no spots which is unreliab...
by irturner
Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: todays unknowns
Replies: 3
Views: 559

todays unknowns

a number of uncertain fungi today from north west leicestershire A tree fungus with a hairy crust look about it but white with a tinge on purple underneath. unknown fungi 5a.jpg unknown fungi 5.jpg A probable purple brittle gill. purple brittlegill 3.jpg purple brittlegill 2.jpg purple brittlegill 1...
by irturner
Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Yellow undersides but not Chanterelles
Replies: 2
Views: 789

Yellow undersides but not Chanterelles

Found these under a conifer in a loose cluster of a dozen and have been trying to identify them which given the brightly coloured under sides I assumed would be easy but the nearest I could find was Trumpet or false chanterelles but as you can see from the pictures these have well defined separate g...
by irturner
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Velvet Shank ?
Replies: 6
Views: 978

Re: Velvet Shank ?

Thanks. Fortunate as its a general nature reporting site for the county which seems to get most reporting from the east end. Theres a few hardcore naturalists , specialists in bugs, fungi and the like and they rely on a few of these to validate sightings but the bulk of reporters don't go out with c...
by irturner
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Velvet Shank ?
Replies: 6
Views: 978

Re: Velvet Shank ?

Thanks.
So the first two are Flammulina ?
Fortunately my local nature reporting site hasn't caught onto the different varieties of velvet shank yet.
The latter hollow tube is about the thickness of my thumb wouldn't that be too large for the stalk of a shank ?