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by Chris Yeates
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Russula identification - help please
Replies: 2
Views: 60

Re: Russula identification - help please

Hello Deborah and welcome to UK Fungi I am no expert on Russula species (too say the least) but based on a photo and some habitat notes it is well nigh impossible to suggest a name. See: https://www.summerfieldbooks.com/the-genus-russula-in-great-britain:-with-synoptic-keys-to-species~3221 Also the ...
by Chris Yeates
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Large Mushrooms Growing in Hay Bales
Replies: 3
Views: 68

Re: Large Mushrooms Growing in Hay Bales

Welcome to UKFungi Please read the FAQ on "how to help us help you identify your finds" http://fungi.org.uk/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=49 It is important to provide a shot of all parts of the mushroom; the gills and stem are vital to see. regards Adam's comments are indeed correct. But at least we can see...
by Chris Yeates
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Rusts, Smuts, and Mildews
Topic: Fennel rust??
Replies: 4
Views: 75

Re: Fennel rust??

No problem
if sent 1st class fresh would be OK . . .
by Chris Yeates
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Rusts, Smuts, and Mildews
Topic: Fennel rust??
Replies: 4
Views: 75

Re: Fennel rust??

Hi
what do the spores look like? Any chance of microphotos?
Cheers
Chris
by Chris Yeates
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: ID please and a question
Replies: 6
Views: 175

Re: ID please and a question

Flaxton wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:12 am
Hi
From just this photo it is impossible to even confirm that it is fungal. We would definitely need a more detailed one of both the top and the underside to start the id process.
Mal
I just looks like fractures in the rock matrix to me . . . .
by Chris Yeates
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Oval discs of ‘bad skin’ on dead stems of Bluebells
Replies: 1
Views: 92

Re: Oval discs of ‘bad skin’ on dead stems of Bluebells

Hi

Cladosporium sp. - probably one of the commonest genera on the planet, and the commonest genus encountered in the air-spora. A secondary coloniser, one often finds them as a contaminent of collections of other fungi.

cheers
Chris
by Chris Yeates
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Fungi on miscellaneous substrates (not soil or wood)
Topic: The Clough House Mill Saga
Replies: 5
Views: 983

Re: The Clough House Mill Saga

Part three, again mainly to show the variety of these wonderful fungi ( at different scales ): Combined 2.jpg G Tetracladium marchalianum , a characteristic and easily identified species; seldom absent from a foam collection. H Gyoerffyella rotula , few Yorkshire records, it appears to favour cleane...
by Chris Yeates
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: ID monster mushroom dark underside
Replies: 8
Views: 142

Re: ID monster mushroom dark underside

Flaxton wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:35 pm
Hi Findon
It is one of the Boletus equaliser group.
equaliser Mal? Slip for aestivalis ?
by Chris Yeates
Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Foraying Day 1
Replies: 3
Views: 123

Re: Foraying Day 1

Totally echoing Adam's comments

It also strikes me that being an "obsessive mushroom consumer"
who by their own admission is not particularly "knowledgeable" is a recipe for potential
demands on an already hard-pressed National Health Service . . .