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by adampembs
Sun May 15, 2022 10:46 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Fungi ID please
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Re: Fungi ID please

Perhaps Ann would like to thank Gary for his ID? :roll:
by adampembs
Sun May 15, 2022 10:40 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Fungi ID please
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Fungi ID please

Looks like one of the small inkcaps, either Coprinopsis or Coprinellus species. They grow in the compost and are a normal part of soil microflora.
Nothing to worry about.
by adampembs
Sun Apr 24, 2022 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-flowering Plants - (Mosses, Liverworts, algae, etc.)
Topic: (NOT) Pine forest fungi Scotland /galloway forest
Replies: 1
Views: 89

Re: Pine forest fungi Scotland /galloway forest

These are horsetails, an ancient plant that propagates using spores, a fern. Not fungi so moving to the plants subforum.
by adampembs
Sat Mar 26, 2022 4:19 pm
Forum: Lichens
Topic: Fungi growing in lawn
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Re: Fungi growing in lawn

I like your lwn, btw. Loks like it has a lot of biodiversity. Do you get plenty of wild flowers?
by adampembs
Sat Mar 26, 2022 4:04 pm
Forum: Lichens
Topic: Fungi growing in lawn
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Re: Fungi growing in lawn

A lot of people worry about fungi in gardens but IMO. the bigger danger is from bacteria. Clostridium tetani (and other soil microbes )for example is a nasty one but should be ok if child has been vaccinated. Animal faeces and urine from cats, rats, foxes etc, fleas, ticks and other parasites are al...
by adampembs
Fri Mar 25, 2022 10:16 pm
Forum: Lichens
Topic: Fungi growing in lawn
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Re: Fungi growing in lawn

Looks like a dog lichen to me. Will move to the lichens sections
by adampembs
Fri Mar 25, 2022 6:30 pm
Forum: General fungi discussion
Topic: How to post photo
Replies: 2
Views: 302

Re: How to post photo

Welcome to Uk Fungi. :)

If you had scanned the list of topics, you would have seen the top post (under announcements)
I link it for your convenience
https://www.fungi.org.uk/viewtopic.php?t=1
by adampembs
Wed Mar 09, 2022 9:06 am
Forum: Fungi on miscellaneous substrates (not soil or wood)
Topic: How to get fungi growing on coffee grounds
Replies: 2
Views: 423

Re: How to get fungi growing on coffee grounds

I've just seen a few webpages where people have done this. Did you see growth of the mycelium? White and fluffy?
by adampembs
Wed Mar 09, 2022 9:01 am
Forum: Fungi on miscellaneous substrates (not soil or wood)
Topic: How to get fungi growing on coffee grounds
Replies: 2
Views: 423

Re: How to get fungi growing on coffee grounds

Welcome to UK Fungi The usual substrate for Pleurotus is wood. This is why a common medium for growing this in kits uses old paperback books as it is essentially wood ie cellulose. Coffee grounds are quite a different substrate and contain a different assortment of nutrients as well as potential tox...
by adampembs
Fri Feb 11, 2022 7:53 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Mystery fungus
Replies: 5
Views: 642

Re: Mystery fungus

Oops yes, and the OP was right too. :oops:
by adampembs
Fri Feb 11, 2022 12:32 am
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Mystery fungus
Replies: 5
Views: 642

Re: Mystery fungus

An old Lentinus (prev Polyporus) brumalis - aka Winter Polypore. (they go darker like this when they are past their best)