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by Lancashire Lad
Sat Oct 23, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Mushroom ID please
Replies: 4
Views: 51

Re: Mushroom ID please

Thread looks a little confusing now, but I've merged Moora 7's two topics together as one thread, as the second posting (stem & underside photos) was a follow up to the original ID request showing the top shot of the cluster.

Regards,
Mike.
by Lancashire Lad
Fri Oct 22, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Is this some kind of Roundhead?
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Re: Is this some kind of Roundhead?

I think this has the general hallmarks of Yellow Fieldcap - Bolbitius titubans - although those spiral striations on the stem are unusual.

Regards,
Mike.
by Lancashire Lad
Fri Oct 22, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Giant Funnel??
Replies: 2
Views: 79

Re: Giant Funnel??

I think at that size, you are fairly safe with your Giant Funnel suggestion.

Regards,
Mike.
by Lancashire Lad
Fri Oct 22, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Atheniella adonis var. coccinea? Or something less unlikely ?
Replies: 5
Views: 103

Re: Atheniella adonis var. coccinea? Or something less unlikely ?

I think this is actually looking good for Atheniella adonis var. coccinea . Note the visibly pruinose stem, the darker centre to the cap, and the marginal lines which are visible half way from margin to centre of cap. All of those characteristics are mentioned in the First Nature https://www.first-n...
by Lancashire Lad
Tue Oct 19, 2021 11:31 am
Forum: Myxomycetes (slime moulds)
Topic: Lycogala epidendrum?
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Re: Lycogala epidendrum?

Hi, Lycogala epidendrum would be the most likely suspect, based upon overall record numbers within the UK. That one seems to be the most common Lycogala species found. - (Or certainly the most common one named on records!). But there are a couple of other species of Lycogala that look pretty much id...
by Lancashire Lad
Tue Oct 19, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: ID request
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Re: ID request

Saying "more detail needed" is absolutely correct for almost all fungi ID requests where no details of habitat etc. are given, and where photos are small and don't show all the relevant characteristics. I wouldn't in any way criticise the person asking for the request if they are new to th...
by Lancashire Lad
Sun Oct 17, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: Microscopes, Cameras, Equipment, Technology
Topic: Microscope problems
Replies: 4
Views: 182

Re: Microscope problems

Hi Adam, Pure guess, as mine isn't an Apex make, but if a centred object is seen to significantly move to a different position, (i.e. somewhere else out of centre, across the field of view) when a different magnification of object lens is moved into position, it sounds like the lens turret itself ha...
by Lancashire Lad
Sun Oct 17, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Small red spherical fungus.
Replies: 11
Views: 250

Re: Small red spherical fungus.

Are you sure it's not Tubifera ferruginosa . . . . Same thing! - Tubifera ferruginosa was the previous name for Tubulifera arachnoidea ;) The only other potential suspect - which would fit the provided "rough, dry, and slightly resilient" description better, would be Illiosporiopsis chris...
by Lancashire Lad
Sat Oct 16, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Crust fungi, Bracket Fungi etc
Topic: Please help identifying
Replies: 1
Views: 99

Re: Please help identifying

Hi, and welcome to UK Fungi. In order to obtain confident ID suggestions for almost all fungi, you really need to provide a lot more information than just "top-shot" photos. Please see this topic: - "HELP US TO HELP YOU TO IDENTIFY YOUR FINDS": - https://www.fungi.org.uk/viewtopi...
by Lancashire Lad
Sat Oct 16, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Small red spherical fungus.
Replies: 11
Views: 250

Re: Small red spherical fungus.

Hi, and welcome to UK Fungi.

This has the general looks of a small example of Tubulifera arachnoidea, which is a myxomycete (Slime Mould).
But I would have expected that to be quite soft at this stage, rather than rough, dry, and slightly resilient as you mention?

Regards,
Mike.
by Lancashire Lad
Sat Oct 16, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Large cluster of mushrooms in Gloucestershire grassy field
Replies: 1
Views: 96

Re: Large cluster of mushrooms in Gloucestershire grassy field

You don't directly mention edibility, but one cannot help but wonder - why would someone who has no idea of species other than the presumption that they might be (edible) field mushrooms, pick several specimens rather than just photographing them in-situ, with perhaps one example turned over so as t...
by Lancashire Lad
Fri Oct 15, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: White bracket with teeth
Replies: 3
Views: 121

Re: White bracket with teeth

Hi Adam,

My best (only) guess on this would be a young fruitbody of Postia stiptica (or as it is now known Amoropostia stiptica) - But that one is usually only found with conifer?

Maybe there are other "Postia's" that would fit the bill?

Regards,
Mike.