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by mushroom mike
Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Manchester Fungi ID request
Replies: 2
Views: 80

Re: Manchester Fungi ID request

Good photo's but it would be useful to know what type of tree it's growing on as most bracket fungi are host specific. This does look like , Dadaleopsis confragosa, the Blushing Bracket usually found on Salix ( willow ).
by mushroom mike
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Microscopes, Cameras, Equipment, Technology
Topic: Slides
Replies: 3
Views: 184

Re: Slides

Thanks Chris,I would never have guessed. ordered by mistake.
Mike.
by mushroom mike
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Microscopes, Cameras, Equipment, Technology
Topic: Slides
Replies: 3
Views: 184

Slides

Can anyone tell me why some microscope slides have a frosted end?
by mushroom mike
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Possible Pholiota carbonaria for i.d. please.
Replies: 0
Views: 482

Possible Pholiota carbonaria for i.d. please.

Hello, A friend found this fungus yesterday and I wondered if it could be Pholiota carbonaria. The only problem I have is the spore size doesn't match up and it was not on burnt ground, just grass. Details below. Thank's in advance. 1. Cap : Orangey, 35mm across, slightly darker umbo, smooth. 2. Gil...
by mushroom mike
Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: I know, I know.Possible Cortinarius
Replies: 2
Views: 400

I know, I know.Possible Cortinarius

Hello, I know, I know, Cortinarius can be a nightmare for the beginner but I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction. Found at the base of Quercus,from the spores I am thinking C. splendens or C. oreanus, details below. Thank you. 1. Cap : 3cm across, tan, floccose, inrolled margin, no...
by mushroom mike
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Crust fungi, Bracket Fungi etc
Topic: Ramaria stricta
Replies: 2
Views: 1630

Re: Ramaria stricta

Nice collection, great idea of creating a fungi corner. Well impressed.
by mushroom mike
Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Visit to Charlecote Park, nr Warwick
Replies: 4
Views: 644

Re: Visit to Charlecote Park, nr Warwick

The bracket looks like one of the Ganoderma.There are two Ganoderma that look very similar in the field. Ganoderma australe. and Ganoderma applanatum. The only way to tell the difference is by microscopy. Saying that the Ganoderma applanatum sometimes has a gall attachment on the underneath, this is...
by mushroom mike
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: ID PLEASE?
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Re: ID PLEASE?

The first one looks very much like Coprinus atramantarious the common ink cap and the last one is Coprinus Comatus the Lawyers Wig.Nov sure next other one though.
by mushroom mike
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Off-Piste
Topic: Bad joke
Replies: 21
Views: 9539

Re: Bad joke

Why did the scarecrow win an award ?
Because he was outstanding in his field.
by mushroom mike
Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Amanita citrina var.alba?
Replies: 1
Views: 349

Amanita citrina var.alba?

Hi, Could anyone confirm if this is Amanita citrina var.alba as opposed to Amanita citrina from the photographs and description given below. Sorry to say the fungus was a bit passed its best. Thanks in advance. 1. Cap : White, 60mm across with light brown veil remnants. 2. Stipe : White, 100mm x 12m...
by mushroom mike
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Off-Piste
Topic: cartoon
Replies: 6
Views: 2570

Re: cartoon

Very Good 😂😂