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by Steve
Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Entoloma - biting the bullet
Replies: 40
Views: 9610

Re: Entoloma - biting the bullet

Excellent finds Roy!
It was certainly one of the finds of the weekend at Longshaw.
It looks like there will be a Club and Coral Workshop there this year to complete the CHEG profile.
Steve
by Steve
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Myxomycetes (slime moulds)
Topic: Diderma
Replies: 2
Views: 629

Re: Diderma

Here are the images
by Steve
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Myxomycetes (slime moulds)
Topic: Diderma
Replies: 2
Views: 629

Diderma

Hi,
Fairly sure this is a Diderma, on an oak leaf.
Not sure which species: D. testaceum (supposed to be pinkish) or D. spumarioides.
Steve
by Steve
Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: White bracket
Replies: 3
Views: 744

Re: White bracket

The green algal colonisation on the upper surface is very characteristic. I have read that is possibly a lichenisation of the bracket.
Steve
by Steve
Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Bracket on dead wood
Replies: 1
Views: 639

Re: Bracket on dead wood

Hi Ernesto,
I would say that this one is impossible to identify without looking at the spores,
Steve
by Steve
Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Resupinate fungi on pine
Replies: 3
Views: 517

Re: Resupinate fungi on pine

Try Skeletocutis amorpha, Brian
Steve
by Steve
Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Fungi on miscellaneous substrates (not soil or wood)
Topic: Rutola graminis
Replies: 2
Views: 512

Re: Rutola graminis

Good to see that some taxonomists have a sense of humour :lol:
by Steve
Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Fungi on miscellaneous substrates (not soil or wood)
Topic: Rutola graminis
Replies: 2
Views: 512

Rutola graminis

Hi, This was on Deschampsia caespitosa in a damp woodland near Sheffield. It looked like specks of mud on the dead grass. On microscopy it looks like Torula herbarum. In Ellis & Ellis it's spelt "Rotula". But it's a lot smaller and darker brown than Torula herbarum. Interestingly. Rutola and Torula ...
by Steve
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Fungi in the Landscape
Replies: 63
Views: 13489

Re: Fungi in the Landscape

More Sheffield fungi in the landscape.......
by Steve
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Fungi in the Landscape
Replies: 63
Views: 13489

Re: Fungi in the Landscape

More fungi in the Sheffield landscape - none of which I collected to ID as my wife was having an operation - I have recorded many species in the grounds of Sheffield hospitals.
by Steve
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Fungi in the Landscape
Replies: 63
Views: 13489

Re: Fungi in the Landscape

Here are some more fungi in the Sheffield area landscape, all taken with my mobile phone. No-one takes any notice of you if you take a picture of anything with a smart phone - but if you were to set up a tripod and a big macro camera on a busy roadside grass verge......... :?: :?: :?: :?: :?:
by Steve
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Fungi on miscellaneous substrates (not soil or wood)
Topic: Chromelosporium carneum
Replies: 2
Views: 1007

Re: Chromelosporium carneum

Thanks again Chris,
Cheers,
Steve