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by adampembs
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Found in Manchester - agaricus?
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Re: Found in Manchester - agaricus?

Agaricus is actually a tricky genus, and really needs microscopy and chemical tests. Even then, I understand species are likely to be redefined soon.
by adampembs
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: mushroom identification
Replies: 6
Views: 194

Re: mushroom identification

Amanita is a genus of ectomyxorrizal fungi, ie its symbiotic with trees and only certain trees. Are there any trees nearby? (btw, it just looks wrong for Amanita in any case.)
by adampembs
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: mushroom identification
Replies: 6
Views: 194

Re: mushroom identification

Maybe Leucoagaricus leucothites but I'm not familiar with this species.
by adampembs
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Amanita rubescens and Agaricus species?
Replies: 3
Views: 138

Re: Amanita rubescens and Agaricus species?

Hi Bob, Yes, I'd agree with Amanita rubescens for the first. I'm pretty sure that the other would be Lacrymaria lacrymabunda - Weeping Widow. A very good field identification for which (in all but the very driest of weather) is the production of watery black droplets of liquid (hence its common nam...
by adampembs
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Literature and resources for general fungi
Replies: 26
Views: 17561

Re: Literature and resources for general fungi

Looks good. What geographical area does it cover?
With global warming and being on the south west coast, in Pembrokeshire, we've come across a couple of species from Iberia and we are at the southern end of the Funga Nordica range. I've often wished for a Funga Southica. :geek:
by adampembs
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:29 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: 784
Views: 213480

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

Lancashire Lad wrote:
Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:21 pm
Encoelia furfuracea: -

understand that it can fruit in both Spring and Autumn. ;)
It can now! :D
by adampembs
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: Fungi in the Landscape
Replies: 67
Views: 25890

Re: Fungi in the Landscape

Parasol / Macrolepiota procera with Skomer Island behind.
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by adampembs
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:29 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: 393

Re: A bit vague, not

When asking for IDs, it would be courteous if the original poster would reply with some sort of thanks / acknowledgement for the responses our members made. :?
by adampembs
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Fungi Identification perhaps
Replies: 2
Views: 344

Re: Fungi Identification perhaps

When asking for IDs, it would be courteous if the original poster would reply with some sort of thanks / acknowledgement for the responses our members made. :?
by adampembs
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Hexagonia fungi?
Replies: 5
Views: 293

Re: Hexagonia fungi?

When asking for IDs, it would be courteous if the original poster would reply with some sort of thanks / acknowledgement for the responses our members made. :?