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by flecc
Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Invertebrates, and Insect Related (non-fungal) Plant Galls, Leaf Mines, etc.
Topic: Steatoda bipunctata?
Replies: 2
Views: 1727

Re: Steatoda bipunctata?

Yes this definitely is Steatoda bipunctata Simon.

regards, Tony
by flecc
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Identity sought for Spring mushroom
Replies: 3
Views: 552

Re: Identity sought for Spring mushroom

Thanks very much Andreas and Roy for your very helpful and informative replies.

best regards

Tony
by flecc
Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Identity sought for Spring mushroom
Replies: 3
Views: 552

Identity sought for Spring mushroom

Could someone please identify this from the two examples? The light periphery of the caps is very distinctive. They grew the night of 10th April on North Downs chalk grassland. I didn't see it or take the photograph, but the size can be judged from the adjacent clover.
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by flecc
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Identity of Woodland Mushroom requested
Replies: 2
Views: 963

Re: Identity of Woodland Mushroom requested

Thank you very much Roy. I had wondered at the similarity to honey fungus, but was doubtful since they mainly grew singly along a long stretch of path rather than closely grouped.

regards, Tony
by flecc
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Identity of Woodland Mushroom requested
Replies: 2
Views: 963

Identity of Woodland Mushroom requested

I'd be grateful if someone could put a name to this one. Growing along a path edge in mixed woodland London-NE Surrey border, appearance changing probably hygroscopically. Growth stages attached.

thank you, Tony
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by flecc
Wed Apr 12, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Rogers Mushrooms
Replies: 6
Views: 3055

Re: Rogers Mushrooms

The link to Roger's Mushrooms shown below now only shows the announcement that the website permanently closed 31st March 2017. Only the Iphone and Android phone app remain available.

http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/

Tony
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by flecc
Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Grassland mushroom ID requested
Replies: 3
Views: 1320

Re: Grassland mushroom ID requested

Thanks very much Mike and Roy, very helpful from limited information.

regards, Tony
by flecc
Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Grassland mushroom ID requested
Replies: 3
Views: 1320

Grassland mushroom ID requested

The mushroom below was seen in chalk downland grass next to blackthorn on 5th April. Cap was 3.5 cm diameter and stem fluted as seen. As an isolated specimen it wasn't picked for a spore print. Could someone please give a possible identification? Mushroom, top view.jpg Mushroom, underside view.jpg
by flecc
Fri Dec 09, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: Microscopes, Cameras, Equipment, Technology
Topic: Unbelievable microscope offer
Replies: 3
Views: 1823

Re: Unbelievable microscope offer

Not long ago Aldi were selling one very similar to that for £35, complete in a case with numerous accessories and a computer coupled camera for optional use in place of the eyepiece. And this LCD one with measuring scale displaying spores below only cost a quarter of that. Not professional standard ...
by flecc
Wed Nov 09, 2016 3:25 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: ID requested for chalkland mushroom
Replies: 2
Views: 802

ID requested for chalkland mushroom

Sorry I've only been passed limited information on this one for identification. On unimproved chalk grassland, cap diameter 6 cm, all parts fragile: