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Fungus on Holly (Ilex aquifolium)

Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2015 3:40 pm
by adampembs
One fungus in two stage or two different ones?
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The brown crust like fbs
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A brown one that had opened up - uncrushed and crushed (in ammonia)
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Re: Fungus on Holly (Ilex aquifolium)

Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2015 6:11 pm
by rustbucket
The red circular body you found was probably the only terrestrial Red Alga in the UK - Phycopeltis. A recent arrival in the uk over the last few decades. Found on evergreen leaves - box, laurel rhododendron etc.

Re: Fungus on Holly (Ilex aquifolium)

Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2015 6:15 pm
by adampembs
Thanks, Nigel

Re: Fungus on Holly (Ilex aquifolium)

Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2015 6:20 pm
by rustbucket
rapid response in 4 minutes! Well done Adam.

Re: Fungus on Holly (Ilex aquifolium)

Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2015 6:29 pm
by jimmymac2
What's this doing in the non-flowering plants forum as well as the ID requests forum? Is it just me or are others seeing this?

Re: Fungus on Holly (Ilex aquifolium)

Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2015 7:52 pm
by adampembs
I moved it here as my "fungus" is an alga, so this is the right place. The link in the other forum was left there in case people were looking for it and couldnt find it. :)

Re: Fungus on Holly (Ilex aquifolium)

Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2015 5:52 am
by jimmymac2
Oh, all right! I thought it might have been one of the bugs that we always see on iSpot! Good idea, then! ;)
Sorry.
I'll quite like to move my posts which have now been identified as leaf mines and galls etc. into the invertebrate forum, can I do this myself and if so how?