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by Chris Johnson
Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Fungus Of The Day (One identified fungus only please, with species name in attachment comment and in post)
Replies: 817
Views: 227964

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

Oh Mike, that is not good. The third fungus has been sliced of with a knife and inserted into the image. :o

Regards, Chris
by Chris Johnson
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Is this Mower’s Mushroom, Panaeolina foenisecii?
Replies: 6
Views: 497

Re: Is this Mower’s Mushroom, Panaeolina foenisecii?

Flaxton wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:23 pm
Check to see if has the smell of swimming pool (chlorine). M aetites would be my guess.
It wopuld be my guess too - they grow on nutrient-poor grassland.
http://www.outerhebridesfungi.co.uk/species.php?id=484

Regards, Chris
by Chris Johnson
Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Is this a meadow puffball?
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: Is this a meadow puffball?

Flaxton wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:27 am
Chris
Not sure where I picked this up from. It was Hankea for a time but Lycoperdon excipuliforme is the current name. I have even got it recorded in the past as Calvactia ;)
Mal
Thanks Mal.
by Chris Johnson
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Is this a meadow puffball?
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: Is this a meadow puffball?

Flaxton wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:08 am
This is the Pestle Pufball. Handkea excipuliformis
I have that listed as Lycoperdon excipuliforme, when did it change its name Mal?
by Chris Johnson
Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Fungus Of The Day (One identified fungus only please, with species name in attachment comment and in post)
Replies: 817
Views: 227964

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

Lancashire Lad wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:13 pm
Clavulina coralloides - Crested Coral.
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01 - Clavulina coralloides - Crested Coral.jpg
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Regards,
Mike.
Very nice. Whites are not easy to photograph.

Regards, Chris
by Chris Johnson
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Tricholomoid looking mushroom
Replies: 10
Views: 1382

Re: Tricholomoid looking mushroom

A thoughtful and well reasoned post from Chris, as usual.

My comment was meant to be flippant ...

Chris
by Chris Johnson
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Tricholomoid looking mushroom
Replies: 10
Views: 1382

Re: Tricholomoid looking mushroom

adampembs wrote:
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:43 am
Hopefully ,someone will do some DNA on Russulas and get some barcoding done!
... and change all the names. :shock:

Chris
by Chris Johnson
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Lichens
Topic: Xanthoria parietina without parietin
Replies: 3
Views: 567

Re: Xanthoria parietina without parietin

Perhaps it's just old and in decline. The apothecia are larger in the colourless patch suggesting it might be older. It's also being overgrown by young thalli with more typical colouring. Here is one I took recently in considerable shade but still with the apothecia and thallus-margin showing primro...
by Chris Johnson
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: A bit vague, not
Replies: 5
Views: 679

Re: A bit vague, not

Deborah wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:56 pm
Embarrassed that I missed that! Here’s the photo.
Easily done. This is Polyporus squamosus, Dryad's Saddle.

Regards, Chris
by Chris Johnson
Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Forage or Foray? The difference explained
Replies: 10
Views: 1297

Forage or Foray? The difference explained

Perhaps this thread need moving, it's detracting from its original purpose.

Chris
by Chris Johnson
Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:29 am
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: FRDBI
Replies: 1
Views: 653

Re: FRDBI

This may be old news to some but I have been informed by a mycological friend that you can log in to the older FRDBI (now not being added to as there is the new version) but still very useful - here: https://basidiochecklist.science.kew.org/BritishFungi/FRDBI/FRDBI.asp It's a tad slow, I would say,...