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by Chris Johnson
Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Waxcap ID help please
Replies: 2
Views: 171

Re: Waxcap ID help please

Yes, Hygrocybe conica. Hygrocybe nigrescens is now regarded as a synonym.

Hygrocybe conica is quite variable and probably a species complex.

Regards, Chris
by Chris Johnson
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:55 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: 826
Views: 236441

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 Chris, I can assure you that it has not. - The fruitbodies are seen in the photo exactly where they were growing. However, I will readily admit to having removed stray blades o...
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: 826
Views: 236441

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: 1140

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: 507

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: 507

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: 826
Views: 236441

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: 1661

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: 1661

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: 741

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: 834

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