Fungus Of The Day (One identified fungus only please, with species name in attachment comment and in post)

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Post by marksteer » Sat Nov 26, 2016 4:20 pm

Last week I found Macrotyphula fistulosa var fistulosa and 2 days later presented with specimen of Macrotyphula fistulosa var contorta (courtesy of Emma Williams Glamorgan Fungus Group)! Both from Glamorgan VC41
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Post by Lancashire Lad » Sat Nov 26, 2016 7:56 pm

Ganoderma resinaceum wrote:Well isn't that funny! Nice example there. Is that a fallen birch?
Yep - fallen Birch.

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Post by Lancashire Lad » Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:53 pm

First I've seen this year, but I always know that Winter's here when these can be found.

Sarcoscypha austriaca - Scarlet Elf Cup (along with its orange variant) - just beginning to appear: -
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Sarcoscypha austriaca - Scarlet Elf Cup.
(Along with its orange variant).
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Post by Wood Wanderer » Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:14 pm

Lancashire Lad wrote:First I've seen this year, but I always know that Winter's here when these can be found.

Sarcoscypha austriaca - Scarlet Elf Cup (along with its orange variant) - just beginning to appear: -

Sarcoscypha austriaca - Scarlet Elf Cup (with Orange Variant).jpg

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Very nice Mike, excellent photos as ever.

Note to self to check out my local spots, not that I have ever seen the "orange" variant

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Post by Wood Wanderer » Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:26 pm

Pretty common at the moment but gives a splash of colour ..

Wrinkled Crust - Phlebia radiata

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Post by alindsay » Fri Dec 02, 2016 8:59 pm

Found on 19th Nov in Hertfordshire, Blushing Bracket, Daedaleopsis confragosa var tricolour. Note the gills instead of the slotted pores of the standard variety.
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Post by Lancashire Lad » Sun Dec 18, 2016 2:22 pm

One of my favourites at this time of year - Flammulina velutipes - Velvet Shank: -
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Falmmulina velutipes - Velvet Shank.
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Post by adampembs » Sun Dec 18, 2016 6:28 pm

Snap! Flammulina velutipes - Velvet Shank

Did you do the microscopy? :D
My spores are a little wide, but length rules out F.elastica.
Was growing about 7ft up a living tree (most likely Sycamore)
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Post by alindsay » Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:41 pm

Pipe club, Macrotyphula var contorta, I think. Growing on a fallen twig of a broadleaf tree rather than on soil, which gave me the lead.
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Post by Lancashire Lad » Mon Dec 19, 2016 12:05 pm

adampembs wrote:Snap! Flammulina velutipes - Velvet Shank . . . . .Did you do the microscopy? :D . . . .
Hi Adam,

For the last five years or so, it has fruited on this same tree, some years much more to be seen than others.
(This year seems to be a good year - the photo shows just one of many clusters presently showing on that tree!).
I haven't done microscopy on this year's fruitings, but I did do it from those on the same tree three years ago.
The spore average length fell within the expected range for F.velutipes, and definitely too short for F.elastica.

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Post by mollisia » Tue Dec 20, 2016 12:30 pm

Hello,

just one which I like very much, though not found in Britain I suppose: Lyophyllum emiliae, one of the blackening Lyophyllum species, but this one first is yellow before becoming brown and then nearly blackish. Note also the abundant velvety felt at the stipe base ...

Found during my courses in Croatia every year since 2014 now, always in the first and second week of November.
The shown collection is from Istria, Zrenj, 03.11.2016, leg./det. Andreas Gminder 6 Cathrin Manz, pine forest (Pinus nigra) on Flysch soil, soc. Tricholoma focale, T. caligatum and other tricholomas, Hydnellum ferrugineum, Phellodon niger

best regards, Andreas

P.S.: I hope it's okay to post also finding from outside the UK here?
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Post by Flaxton » Tue Dec 20, 2016 12:54 pm

Not a problem for me Andreas
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