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by mushroom mike
Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Crust fungi, Bracket Fungi etc
Topic: Is this Rigidioporus ulmaris please
Replies: 0
Views: 58

Is this Rigidioporus ulmaris please

Hello, I wonder if anyone can help to identify this please. The tubes are a light brown colour so I dismissed Perenniporia fraxinea. Thanks in advance. Details below: 1. Trackside at the base of Fraxinus excelsior 2. Pileus : Light yellow, soft on the surface, bruising orange. Finely tometose, brodl...
by mushroom mike
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Help with identification please.
Replies: 5
Views: 243

Re: Help with identification please.

Second attempt but this time I've added no captions. Fingers crossed.
Mike.
by mushroom mike
Sat Jul 07, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Help with identification please.
Replies: 5
Views: 243

Help with identification please.

Any help with identification would be much appreciated. Sorry for the poor condition of the fungus and the poor microscopic images. 1. Found under oak, beech, sycamore next to decaying log , in ground amongst bramble. 2. Gills : light brown, spaced. Cap : Brown, dry, shiny. 100mm across. 3. Stipe : ...
by mushroom mike
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Waxcaps?
Replies: 4
Views: 697

Re: Waxcaps?

They look very much like Hygrocybe psittacinathe Parrot Waxcap.
by mushroom mike
Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Crust fungi, Bracket Fungi etc
Topic: Is This Ganoderma Pfeifferi?
Replies: 0
Views: 1618

Is This Ganoderma Pfeifferi?

Hello, Could anyone help to identify this bracket please. Found on a stile post, presumably hardwood near a wooded area. I thought maybe Ganoderma pfeifferi but the pores only measured 3 per mm and the match test didn't melt the cap edge more like a sizzle. There were resinous deposite on the surfac...
by mushroom mike
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Possibly a branching oyster(Pleurotus cornucopiae) growing on holly
Replies: 2
Views: 1041

Re: Possibly a branching oyster(Pleurotus cornucopiae) growing on holly

With a strong smell of Aniseed I would suggest Lentinellus cochleatus but usually found on dead broadleaf trees.
by mushroom mike
Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Crust fungi, Bracket Fungi etc
Topic: Polyporus tuberaster?
Replies: 2
Views: 1631

Re: Polyporus tuberaster?

Thank youfor the quick response Andreas.
Michael.
by mushroom mike
Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Crust fungi, Bracket Fungi etc
Topic: Polyporus tuberaster?
Replies: 2
Views: 1631

Polyporus tuberaster?

Hi could anyone confirm if this is P olyporus tuberaster. I didn't manage to get a shot of the stripe to see if there were any white hairs on the stripe.
1. Mixed Woodland
2.Pathside
3. On dead branch, single specimen.
4. Cap: Brown squamules, 4cm x 2.5 cm
Thank you.
by mushroom mike
Wed May 31, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Myxomycetes (slime moulds)
Topic: Bright Yellow Slime Mould.
Replies: 2
Views: 1390

Re: Bright Yellow Slime Mould.

Thank you for the quick reply John. Much appreciated.
Mike.